LAHORE: Pakistan cricket team captain Babar Azam, wicket-keeper-batter Muhammad Rizwan, and fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi received their trophies from the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Saturday.
Afridi (ICC’s Men Cricketer of 2021) received the prestigious Sir Garfield Sober Trophy, Babar received the glittering prize for being named ICC Men’s ODI Cricketer of 2021, and Rizwan got the trophy for ICC Men’s T20I Cricketer of 2021.
Muhammad Rizwan shared a picture on his Twitter handle of all three cricketers holding their trophies with the caption: “Congratulations to Kaptaan Babar Azam, ICC Men’s ODI Cricketer of the Year, and Shaheen Shah Afridi for his prestigious Sir Garfield Sober Trophy for ICC Men’s Cricketer of the Year. Onwards and Upwards, In Sha Allah.”
Shaheen Shah Afridi also shared the same picture on his Twitter congratulating both Muhammad Rizwan and captain Babar Azam for receiving their trophies and commented that “this will definitely push us to do even better.”
Captain Babar Azam also expressed joy by posting his picture on his Twitter with the caption: “It’s here finally.”
The cricketers posed with their respective trophies and shared them on social media.
Unquestionably, Pakistani cricketers ruled the year 2021 across all formats of the game. The Green Shirts were also the only unbeaten team in the group stage of ICC T20 World Cup 2021.
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