WATCH: Babar Azam's heartwarming gesture for Sri Lankan fan goes viral

Recently, Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka in the second Test by an innings and 222 runs and won the two-match Test series 2-0

WATCH: Babar Azam's heartwarming gesture for Sri Lankan fan goes viral Photo: Twitter

Pakistan Captain, Babar Azam, created a heartwarming moment after the recently concluded second Test against Sri Lanka at Colombo.

After a thrilling game, Babar was signing autographs for excited Sri Lankan fans and among them was a young boy who caught Babar's attention by shouting his name with enthusiasm. 

Touched by the fan's excitement, The right-hand batter didn't hesitate to take off his shirt and gifted it to the lucky youngster.

Babar Azam Gifted his Test Jersey to a Young Fan So Cute🇵🇰💯. #BabarAzam #NoChangeNeededPCB

— Shaharyar Ejaz 🏏 (@SharyOfficial) July 27, 2023

This heartwarming gesture from the 28-year-old went viral on social media and touched the hearts of cricket fans worldwide.

The young fan was overwhelmed with joy and excitement as he received the shirt from the Pakistan skipper.

When asked about his feelings after receiving the prized possession from the world-class batter, he expressed that he couldn't even breathe in that awe-inspiring moment.

"I have no words because he's Babar Azam, he's like Kohli actually. I can't even breath because I was soo excited. I will just frame it [Babar's gifted shirt] at my house. I will never let anyone touch it," the lucky fan said.

Recently, Noman Ali took seven wickets to lead Pakistan's rout of Sri Lanka by an innings and 222 runs to clinch the second Test inside four days and sweep the series 2-0 on Thursday.

Pakistan, who won the opening Test by four wickets, declared their first innings on 576-5 after just two overs in the morning session with a blowout lead of 410 runs.

Opener Abdullah Shafique stood out with his 201 in an innings that saw three century stands, including a 124-run partnership with Agha Salman, who smashed an unbeaten 132.