KARACHI: Pakistani cricketers expressed their sympathy for the people of Afghanistan following Wednesday's devastating earthquake.
At least 1,000 people were killed, and hundreds more were injured when a massive earthquake slammed a remote border region of Afghanistan overnight.
Pakistan cricket fraternity took to Twitter to show their condolences.
Pakistan wicket-keeper batter Mohammad Rizwan showed support for the affected people of Afghanistan and said we should support each other during the hard times.
"Saddened to hear about the earthquake in Afghanistan and the damage it has caused. My heart and prayers goes to all the people in Khost & Paktika.
"We all should stay united in this hard time and support them as much as we can. Humanity has no boundaries. We all are one," Rizwan wrote.
Pakistan pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi extended his sympathies and said we should take extra care of the needy people around us.
"Devastated to know about the damage earthquake has caused, we should ask for forgiveness and take extra care of the needy people around us. May Almighty make it easier for the people of Afghanistan," he wrote.
Another national cricketer team member Fakhar Zaman retweeted Afghnaistan all-rounder Rashid Khan's post and said that our prayers are with our Afghani brothers.
Pakistan all-rounder Shadab Khan also showed support for the quake-struck people of Afghanistan and pledged to help them in his capacity.
"My heart goes out to people affected by the #earthquake in Afghanistan," Shadab wrote.
"I pledge to help them in my capacity and urge everyone to play their part if possible. Help people in need if you have been blessed to do so," he added.