Babar, Shaheen and Rizwan react after warm welcome in India

Indian fans welcomed the Pakistani team with resounding applause and spirited chants, particularly showering their captain, Babar Azam, with adoration when they landed in Hyderabad

Babar, Shaheen and Rizwan react after warm welcome in India PHOTO: PCB

Pakistan cricketers Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, and Shaheen Afridi expressed their heartfelt gratitude for the warm reception they received upon their arrival in India. 

The team traveled under tight security measures from the airport to the team hotel.

Fans gathered at the airport in Hyderabad to greet the Pakistani team, showered them with appreciation and chants in honor of their captain, Babar. 

Taking to Instagram, Babar conveyed his emotions, stating “overwhelmed with the love and support here in Hyderabad!”


Babar Azam's Instagram story on the warm welcome in Hyderabad.

— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) September 28, 2023

Shaheen also expressed his appreciation through his social media account, saying, “Great welcome thus far!”


Shaheen afridi thanked India for the welcome.

— Ihtisham Ul Haq (@iihtishamm) September 27, 2023

Rizwan was equally taken aback by the enthusiastic reception from the fans upon their arrival in Hyderabad. Their unexpected and heartfelt welcome truly amazed him.


Amazing reception from the people here. Everything was super smooth. Looking forward to the next 1.5 months 😇

— Muhammad Rizwan (@iMRizwanPak) September 27, 2023