Old picture of wasim Akram celebrating holi in India goes viral on internet

Fahad PervezWeb Editor

29th Mar, 2021. 11:02 pm

Former skipper of Pakistan Cricket team Wasim Akram is known as the magnificent all-rounder in the world, through his brilliant batting and bowling skills.

An Indian cricket analyst shared a photo with Wasim Akram which has gone viral on the internet, Pakistan team celebrated Holi in India back in the 1980s.

The cricket fans of both the countries recalled a very precious time when the relations between Pakistan and India were not disturbed the two nuclear-armed nations and cricket teams frequented each other’s countries quite often.

Pakistan toured India in 1987 to play a series of five Test matches and six ODIs.

The Green shirts won the Test series 1-0 after they were victorious by 16 runs in the final match of the series, the previous four games having been drawn.

Indian sports presenter Gautam Bhimani, sharing the throwback photo, said: “My favorite cricketing #Holi memory! The Indian and Pakistani teams playing Holi in the pool of @TajWestEnd Also the first time I met @wasimakramlive.”

Pakistani speed star replied to him and said “Happy Holi. What a day that was 87 tour of India.”

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