Pakistani cricketers, in a very heartwarming gesture, shared their dinner with an Indian cab driver after he refused to accept the taxi fare from the players in Brisbane, Australia.
Shaheen Shah Afridi, Yasir Shah and Naseem Shah among others were present. ABC radio presenter Allison Mitchell narrated the story about the kindness of Pakistani players to former Aussie pacer Mitchell Johnson in a video which went viral on Monday. The video garnered heaps of praises on social media.
🚕🏏️🚖 The heartwearming story of the Indian taxi driver and five @TheRealPCB players.❤️
— ABC Grandstand (@abcgrandstand) November 24, 2019
Mitchell had travelled with the same cab driver to Gabba stadium in Brisbane for the first Test between Australia and Pakistan.
Pakistan cricketers Musa Khan, Yasir Shah, Imran Khan, Naseem Shah and Shaheen Afridi met an Indian taxi driver on their way to dinner in Brisbane
— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) November 25, 2019
During the ride, she heard about the players, who were picked up from their hotel in Brisbane and were driven to an Indian restaurant for dinner. They later treated the cab driver as he refused to charge them for the ride.
Earlier on Sunday, Pakistan was beaten by an innings and five runs on the fourth day of the first Test of the two-match series to take a 1-0 lead.
Babar Azam (104) slammed his second Test ton while Mohammad Rizwan contributed with 95 runs to stall Australia’s road to victory. However, Pakistan was later beaten by 335.