Hugs, smiles, and handshakes as Afghanistan and Pakistan players meet at the Asia Cup 2022. Afghanistan are expected to be a difficult team to beat in the tournament. They will rely on their T20 stars to deliver in the big tournament and help them reach their first major final.
They may be competing for the continental title of Asia Cup champions soon. But there was no shortage of mutual respect and camaraderie when Pakistani players met with Afghan stars in the UAE. All of the teams have arrived in the Middle East for the tournament. The players from the two countries exchanged smiles, handshakes, and warm embraces.
Afghanistan and Pakistan players meet ahead of the Asia Cup 2022
On Wednesday, Afghanistan stars Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi met with Mohammad Rizwan, Haris Sohail, Shaheen Shah Afridi, and others, and there were happy scenes all around.
On Wednesday, the BCCI posted a video of Virat Kohli shaking hands with Pakistan captain Babar Azam.
Afghanistan are expected to be a difficult team to beat in the tournament, and they will rely on their T20 stars to deliver in the big tournament and help them reach their first major final.
Many cricket experts believe the Afghans have the potential to cause an upset or two in the tournament, and traditional powerhouses India and Pakistan, as well as a young Sri Lankan team, should be wary of the talented Afghans.