Watch: Shaheen Shah Afridi's Hilarious Conversation With Rishabh Pant, Says "Want To Hit..."
Though he is set to miss the Asia Cup in UAE, Shaheen Afridi made sure he didn't miss the opportunity to meet his Indian opponents.
India and Pakistan will be squaring off on August 28 at the Dubai International Stadium. Both the sides are currently gearing up for the high-octane clash, which will be the first match between them since the T20 World Cup last year. While India's Jasprit Bumrah is set to miss the entire tournament, Pakistan also suffered a big blow before their Asia Cup campaign kicks off as the side will see its ace bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi missing the continental event.
Though he is set to miss the Asia Cup in UAE, Shaheen made sure he didn't miss the opportunity to meet his Indian opponents ahead of his side's clash.
His meeting with the Indian wicketkeeper turned out to be a rather funny one.
During his chat with Pant, Shaheen hilariously told him that he wants to bat like the Indian southpaw and hit one-handed sixes like him.
"Yaar main soch raha hu aapki tarah bas batting shuru kar du, ek haath se chhakke lagaau (I'm thinking to start batting like you, hit one-handed sixes)," said Shaheen Afridi.
Pakistan team dealt with another blow ahead of the clash against India as their fast bowler Mohammad Wasim got ruled out of the T20 Asia Cup due to a left side strain, Pakistan Cricket Board announced on Friday.
(With ANI inputs)