Afghanistan achieved a big 69-run victory in opposition to England, inflicting a significant upset within the ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup 2023, at Delhi’s Arun Jaitley Stadium on Sunday, October 15 (Sunday). The standout performer of the match, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, was acknowledged because the Participant of the Match for his distinctive contributions.
Regardless of it not being an India sport, the Delhi crowd turned out in massive numbers, with lots of them enthusiastically supporting the Afghanistan staff. In a touching second captured within the stadium, Mujeeb shared an emotional second with a younger fan. With tears streaming down his face, the younger fan rejoiced within the overwhelming pleasure of Afghanistan’s victory.
Mujeeb greeted and consoled the fan, and in response to rumours circulating on social media, he clarified that the boy was an Indian. He expressed his gratitude to the followers for his or her unwavering help.
“It’s not afghani boy it’s one younger Indian boy so comfortable for ur win It was absolute pleasure assembly this little man from India Delhi final evening (Cricket isn’t just a sport it is an emotion)💙Massive thanks to all our wonderful followers for coming down and supporting us final evening the love and help is overwhelming. We’re grateful on your steady help and we won’t wait so that you can hold supporting us sooner or later❤🙌 thanks for love Delhi @ICC @cricketworldcup @Cricketracker @cricketaakash”, Mujeeb wrote in a publish on X (previously Twitter) on Tuesday, October 17.
It’s not afghani boy it’s one younger Indian boy so comfortable for ur win It was absolute pleasure assembly this little man from India Delhi final evening (Cricket isn’t just a sport it is an emotion)💙Massive thanks to all our wonderful followers for coming down and supporting us final evening the… pic.twitter.com/bUYh7BDowx
— Mujeeb R88 (@Mujeeb_R88) October 17, 2023
On the identical day of the match, an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.3 struck, ensuing within the lack of two lives in western Afghanistan. This area has been experiencing a collection of steady tremors, resulting in a tragic dying toll of no less than 1,000 folks over the previous week.
Mujeeb Ur Rahman obtained the Participant of the Match award for his excellent all-round efficiency in opposition to England and devoted the award to the earthquake victims.
“That is for the folks again house who’ve been affected by the earthquake. As gamers and as a staff, I wished to dedicate my award to them,” he acknowledged in the course of the post-match presentation on Sunday.
Of their subsequent match of the ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup 2023Afghanistan will face New Zealand at Chepauk, Chennai, on Wednesday, October 18 (Wednesday).