Rishabh shares a smile with ‘Chacha Chicago’
Policenama Online : Wicket-Keeper-batsman Rishabh Pant, who was named as the cover for injured opener Shikhar Dhawan, has arrived in Manchester, England ahead of the marquee clash between India and Pakistan at Old Trafford, on June 16.
Rishabh posted a story on his Instagram and captioned it as “Afternoon tea” and marked the location as Manchester, UK.
Rishabh was not named in India’s 15-man squad for the World Cup 2019 but the young batsman was called up to England in the middle of tournament.
In a fractured Dhawan hit by a Pat Cummins bouncer during his match-winning 117 in India’s 2nd match of the 2019 Cricket World Cup against Australia at the Oval on Sunday.
After arriving in Manchester, Rishabh Pant also met the famous Karachi-born cricket fanatic Mohammad Bashir aka ‘Chacha Chicago’.
— BCCI (@BCCI) June 15, 2019
Mohammad Bashir shares a unique bond with MS Dhoni as the former India captain has been arranging a match ticket for the cricket fan for every India-Pakistan clash since last 8 years.
Bashir’s love for his homeland is understandable but the reason for his affinity towards India is his Hyderbadi wife.