Haris Rauf and MS Dhoni
Haris Rauf and MS Dhoni (Photograph Supply: Twitter)

Pakistan quick bowler Haris Rauf recalled an unforgettable encounter with former India captain, MS Dhoni, from the 2021 T20 World Cup when India and Pakistan clashed. Dhoni, who travelled with the Indian staff for the event because the staff mentor, met with a variety of Pakistan gamers after the match.

Rauf shared that he requested the Indian star for his jersey, particularly of Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) and never India’s. Dhoni assured the pacer that he would ship him his jersey, and the Pakistan bowler acquired it when he was in Australia.

“I met MS Dhoni after the sport in opposition to India on the T20 World Cup final 12 months. I requested him to present me one in all his shirts. However I instructed him that I needed a CSK jersey and never the Group India one,” Rauf stated on YouTube channel ‘The Grade Cricketer.’ “He instructed me that he will certainly ship me that. I lastly acquired it after I was in Australia.”

Hardik Pandya was bowling alongside me: Haris Rauf

After Rauf acquired the CSK jersey from Dhoni, he posted the photographs of the jersey and wrote on Twitter, “The legend & capt cool @msdhoni has honored me with this lovely present his shirt. The “7” nonetheless profitable hearts by way of his variety & goodwill gestures. @russcsk particularly Thanks a lot for the sort help.”

Rauf shared one other occasion of coaching with the Indian staff throughout a internet session in Australia. “The Indian staff’s supervisor needed some internet bowlers who may bowl to the batters in Australia. I felt it might be a terrific alternative for me to bowl to worldwide cricketers.”

“I bowled to the likes of Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli within the nets. Hardik Pandya was bowling alongside me, and he instructed me that I used to be doing good and that he’s certain that I’d quickly be taking part in for the Pakistan staff,” added the Pakistan pacer.

India and Pakistan confronted off on October 24, 2021, within the T20 World Cup, which Pakistan gained by 10 wickets. India have been restricted to 151 within the first innings and Rauf completed with one wicket for 25 runs in 4 overs. Pakistan chased down the goal of 152 in 17.5 overs.