Pakistan’s T20 match against Afghanistan was undoubtedly thrilling and cricketer Asif Ali powered his way into the hearts of cricket buffs with his memorable performance.
Celebrities and the masses alike jumped onto the bandwagon to heap praise on Asif Ali’s spectacular performance as he turned the tide smashing 25 runs off 7 balls.
Hitting a series of high-powered shots that powered Pakistan win, the 30-year-old left the nation proud and everyone is echoing the sentiments of pride.
Joining the social media praise list, several fans and stars took to social media to express their joy and compliment the team’s stellar performance.
Momina Mustehsan, Ushna Shah, Humayun Saeed, Kubra Khan, Farhan Saeed and many other celebrities lauded the Men in Green.
Mashallah we are the best team of the tournament period.
If God forbid we loose a match in a knockout stage itll just be unfortunate. The thrill, the energy , the enthusiasm i see in Pakistan team im this tournament, i dont see it in any other. Mubarak#T20WorldCup21 #PakvsAfg
— Farhan Saeed (@farhan_saeed) October 29, 2021
Another great match, another big win masha Allah. Asif Ali, what a confident player!! To choose to play that over and deliver with aplomb – Well done @AasifAli2018! Good innings by @babarazam258 too. Our chances of reaching the final looking bright insha Allah. Keep it up boys! pic.twitter.com/xS3wunIhnk
— Humayun Saeed (@iamhumayunsaeed) October 29, 2021
— Kubra Khan Official (@KubraMKhan) October 29, 2021
Boys in green better get some high level international brand endorsements after they bring home the cup.
— Ushna Shah (@ushnashah) October 29, 2021
Brilliant game of cricket! Very well played by both teams!@ACBofficials kudos to you, and @TheRealPCB – CONGRATULATIONS! Perhaps not too soon to point out the discipline and consistency that our team is displaying ????????
— Momina Mustehsan (@MominaMustehsan) October 29, 2021
— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) October 29, 2021
— Faisal Javed Khan (@FaisalJavedKhan) October 29, 2021
Remember the name @AasifAli2018
— Ben Stokes (@benstokes38) October 29, 2021
Just watched @AasifAli2018‘s innings again for the 154th time.
What a story.
Who can stop this team?
— Dennis 6.6.66 (@DennisCricket_) October 30, 2021
— Muhammad Feroze Awais (@awais_feroze) October 30, 2021
— Alan Wilkins (@alanwilkins22) October 29, 2021
— Bazid Khan (@bazidkhan81) October 29, 2021
Asif Ali player of the match and pride of #Pakistan said on TV that “I told Shoaib Malik don’t worry I can hit 25 even in the last over” but he did it long before that #T20WorldCup pic.twitter.com/fk19MzDrGH
— Hamid Mir (@HamidMirPAK) October 29, 2021
Pakistan’s run chase was at 124-5 with 24 runs needed off 12 remaining balls to bag a win when Ali swooped in and raised the score with a volley of sixes, which ultimately powered Pakistan to victory.