World Cup 2019: ICC’s delightful tweet on Afghanistan is unmissable

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first_imgAfghanistan are in their 2nd Cricket World Cup and after having impressed in their short stay at the top flight of the sport, they are now gunning to be counted amongst the best teams going around. Having won many hearts across the globe with their fun-loving nature of playing cricket, their rise has brought them a lot of accolades over the years.The International Cricket Council (ICC) today (June 4) tweeted a video celebrating Afghanistan’s joyous spirit in which Afghan players Mohammad Shahzad, Rashid Khan and captain Gulbadin Naib are dancing to a Bollywood number.Captioning the video, the ICC said: “If the @cricketworldcup was awarded to the team that has the most fun, @ACBofficials would be clear favourites ???????? #AfghanAtalan #CWC19”.If the @cricketworldcup was awarded to the team that has the most fun, @ACBofficials would be clear favourites #AfghanAtalan #CWC19 pic.twitter.com/2mWm1iZQFOICC (@ICC) June 4, 2019The song that is playing in the background is ‘Aaj Ki Party’ from Salman Khan-starrer ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’. It’s clear from the video that the Afghan players never miss out on any chance of having fun. At the end of the clip, Shahzad is even seen asking Naib why he isn’t being more participative in the dance while the former and Rashid are trying to match each other step-by-step. Shahzad even seems to be ‘in the zone’ as he takes centre stage while Rashid is trying to follow him.Afghanistan have started their World Cup 2019 on a good note by beating higher-ranked Pakistan in a warm-up match before the start of the tournament.advertisementIn their opening game against Sri Lanka which is being played at the time of writing this piece in Cardiff, Afghanistan seemed on the verge of creating another upset after they dismissed their opponents for a total of 201.Also Read | World Cup 2019: India confident of defending any total, feels Virat KohliAlso Read | World Cup 2019: Funny reactions after Sania Mirza congratulates Pakistan’s thrilling winlast_img

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