Eid-ul-Fitr: Cricketers extend greetings on auspicious occasion

Many current and former players posted their pictures on social media

By Web Desk
April 10, 2024
Babar Azam (R) and Shadab Khan (L) shared Eid wishes. - X

Cricketers all over the world celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr, after the conclusion of the holy month of Ramadan, on Wednesday.

Many current and former Pakistan players also posted their pictures on social media wishing a very happy Eid.

The day kicked off with Eid prayers, which marked an end to Ramadan, during which Muslims fast from dawn till dusk. The three-day festival is observed to celebrate the completion of the fasting month by believers across the world.

Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Amir and Shadab Khan were among the players who shared Eid wishes. 

It must be noted that the Pakistan squad will assemble in Islamabad on April 14 ahead of the T20I series against New Zealand on home soil.

On the other hand, the New Zealand squad, led by Michael Bracewell, will depart for Pakistan on April 12.

Pakistan squad for New Zealand series

Babar Azam (c), Abrar Ahmed, Azam Khan, Fakhar Zaman, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Abbas Afridi, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Amir, Irfan Khan, Naseem Shah, Saim Ayub, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Usman Khan, Zaman Khan, Usama Mir

Non-travelling reserves: Haseebullah, Mohammad Ali, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Sahibzada Farhan, Salman Ali Agha

New Zealand T20I squad for Pakistan tour

Michael Bracewell (c), Finn Allen, Mark Chapman, Josh Clarkson, Jacob Duffy, Dean Foxcroft, Ben Lister, Cole McConchie, Adam Milne, Jimmy Neesham, Will O’Rourke, Tim Robinson, Ben Sears, Tim Seifert (WK), Ish Sodhi

Pakistan vs New Zealand T20I series schedule

14 April — New Zealand arrive in Pakistan

16-17 April — Training/practice

18 April — 1st T20I, Rawalpindi

20 April — 2nd T20I, Rawalpindi

21 April — 3rd T20I, Rawalpindi

25 April — 4th T20I, Lahore

27 April — 5th T20I, Lahore