Kashmir cricketer goes to Pakistan, meets Shahid Afridi

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Shahid Afridi with Kashmiri fan
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Srinagar, May 29: A young cricketer from Anantnag Kashmir, Mir Murtaza, according to Pakistan media reports, has stayed at the home of Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi in Karachi, Pakistan.

“He came from Kashmir and reached my home,” Afridi said in a video, which is viral on social media. “He is a big fan and a very skilled individual. He is a talented boy who loves the game.”

The former all-rounder went on to say that he inquired about the Kashmir situation from Murtaza and discussed things related to cricket.

“He has been working hard and I pray that he will be successful in his endeavours,” he added.

Afridi said that he will be happy to share his experience of the game with Murtaza and get him connected with the top coaches of the country.

In an another video, Director of Lahore Qalandars, a Pakistan Super League franchise, Atif Naeem Rana, says he would welcome youngsters like Murtaza and help them groom their talent.

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