The Asian cricketing giants are participating in the ongoing Asian Games 2023 taking place in Hongzhou. India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh are all competing in the quarterfinal stage against Nepal, Hongkong, Afghanistan and Malaysia. A video of the Asian Games 2023 is going viral where Pakistan’s Allrounder Arafat Minhas fell down in a strange manner.
The incident took place during the first innings of the quarter-final game between Pakistan and Hong Kong. While Pakistan was looking for a late flourish by their lower batters to make the target challenging enough Arafat Minhas walked in to bat. After the wicket of Khushdil Shah Pakistani dugout sent all-rounder Arafat Minhas into the crease for some late blows.
The 18-year-old was playing his first international game and he looked nervous while coming to bat. The adrenaline rush was so high that he got tripped on his own while doing the pre-batting warm-up. The extra excitement of the player saw him in a very embarrassing situation, however, he managed to get back to his feet quickly.
Although Arafat did control the situation very smoothly as he got up instantly, the cameras caught the incident live. As soon as the video came out on the internet, it circulated in a flash among the cricketing fraternity.
The netizens mocked the cricketer for being overexcited which led to his feet getting stumbled the article added. It is getting viral on the internet, especially among the Indian fans. The creative minds of Internet users have even started making memes on the incident which are hilarious.
Lol Pakistan batter coming to bat fell down on ground 🤣🤣
Pehli baar dekha Aisa 🤣 pic.twitter.com/CcPt06gey6
— Virarsh (@Cheeku218) October 3, 2023
Despite his fall, Arafat went on to play a key role in Pakistan’s victory. He scored 23 runs off 18 balls, and also picked up two wickets with the ball. Arafat Minhas’ strange fall is a reminder that even the best players in the world can make mistakes. It’s also a reminder that it’s important to stay calm and focused, even in the most intense moments of a game.
Arafat’s fall didn’t stop him from having a good game, and it’s a testament to his character that he was able to bounce back and contribute to Pakistan’s victory.
It’s also interesting to note how the incident went viral on social media. This shows the power of the internet and how quickly information can spread. It’s also a reminder that cricket fans are always on the lookout for interesting and funny moments to share with each other.