LAHORE/NEW DELHI: Ahead of leaving for England, Pakistan’s superstar pacer Hasan Ali, along with teammates, visited Wagah Border at the conclusion of their training camp on Saturday to witness the flag-lowering ceremony conducted daily at the historic venue.
The 24-year-old couldn’t resist showing off his famous trademark style and thrilled the guards with his unique wicket-celebrating gesture.
Pakistan Test team visit Wagah border for the flag lowering ceremony pic.twitter.com/Nj7WqHLNAE
— PCB Official (@TheRealPCB) April 21, 2018
To loud chants of ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ and ‘Jeevey Jeevey Pakistan’ from the on-lookers, Hasan carried out his unique moves – often dubbed as the ‘generator’ celebration by his delighted fans.
Here is what Hasan Ali has to say about his Celebration Style at Wagha Border.#HasanAli #PCB #WaghaBorder #Pakistan #India #Cricket @RealHa55an @BCCI @TheRealPCB #BharatAneNenu pic.twitter.com/uXRtbP1dwJ
— News 99 (@News99P) April 22, 2018
Following the visit, he tweeted, “Always stay high like a moon [my] Pakistan. Shukariyaa [Thank you] Pakistan.”
Always stay high like a moon mera Pakistan 🇵🇰 Shukariyaa Pakistan pic.twitter.com/rdZYrWWatS
— Hassan Ali (@RealHa55an) April 21, 2018
Hasan Ali being Hasan Ali during the flag-lowering ceremony at the Wagah border pic.twitter.com/sQuiwthVLb
— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) April 21, 2018
However, the video of Hasan’s trademark celebration went viral on social media on both sides of the border, especially on Indian media.
Here are a few clips of Hasan’s celebration at Wagah Border:
— TIMES NOW (@TimesNow) April 22, 2018
— News18 (@CNNnews18) April 22, 2018
— India Today (@IndiaToday) April 22, 2018