Green shirts meet victims of Christchurch mosque attack at Hagley Oval.
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) shared a video on their official media page, players are seen greeting and consoling the victims and giving them gifts.
Pakistan Test team spent Saturday afternoon with the families of Christchurch mosque attack victims at the Hagley Oval. pic.twitter.com/VbIGS1hb2L
— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) January 2, 2021
Head coach Misbah-ul-Haq and batting coach Younis Khan were both spotted addressing the families of victims.
Younis Khan said in a statement that,
“I know that we did not go through the situation that you people did, but we do understand the pain that you feel,”
“We are with you in your grief. May those who lost their lives have high ranks in Jannah” he added.
More than 50 people died in the Christchurch Mosque incident.
New Zealand Cricket also respected the gesture by the Pakistan cricket team. “Really nice touch from the Pakistan team today,” Kiwis wrote on the Twitter page.
— BLACKCAPS (@BLACKCAPS) January 2, 2021