West Indian cricketer Chris Gayle lit the web on hearth together with his tweet “I will Pakistan tomorrow”, with an enormous variety of Pakistani followers on Twitter lauding him for standing behind the nation in its time of want.
The cricketer’s assertion quickly turned the highest pattern on Twitter in Pakistan.
The 41-year-old allrounder introduced he was flying to Pakistan, additionally inviting others to accompany him to the cricket-crazy nation.
“I’m going to Pakistan tomorrow, who coming with me?” Chris Gayle tweeted. The Pakistan Cricket Board retweeted his tweet.
A famend cricket-specific web site additionally mentioned Chris Gayle gave Pakistan followers the information they needed.
It isn’t clear if Gayle is coming to Pakistan or not. Nonetheless, a number of Pakistani cricket followers expressed delight and hailed his assertion.
Pakistani left-arm pacer Muhammed Amir additionally welcomed the Jamaican cricketer in Pakistan. “See u there, legend,” Amir had tweeted.
Amir criticised New Zealand for abandoning the most-awaited Pakistan tour, saying the choice will “chew you [New Zealand] in future”.
“[Hi New Zealand] would possibly we as a Pakistani will forgive [you] as a result of we’re a loving nation however this act will chew [you] in future for positive,” he mentioned on the microblogging web site.
Many cricket buffs showered reward on Chris Gayle for his resolution and welcomed him on Pakistani soil. Some customers mentioned the cricketer has received the hearts of Pakistani cricket followers across the globe.
Moments earlier than the ODI sequence opener on the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, the New Zealand Cricket (NZC) board on Friday backed out of the much-awaited tour, citing a safety alert from their authorities. The Pakistani authorities assured the group of full safety however they insisted on calling off the sequence.
The PCB in a press release mentioned the NZC knowledgeable them that that they had determined to cancel the sequence because of safety issues, including that it was their unilateral resolution.