Watch: Irfan Pathan’s friendly banter with ‘Maaro Mujhe Maaro’ guy goes viral ahead of India- Pakistan clash
India vs Pakistan rivalry in cricket is considered one of the fiercest in the sporting world. Given the history between the two cricketing giants, an India vs Pakistan match always generates huge buzz in the cricketing world.
The first match of both teams in the Asia Cup 2022 was against each other. That match came with a huge expectation and it did not disappoint. The nail-biter between India and Pakistan was eventually won by India but all cricketing fans must have been happy with the cricketing masterclass that the two teams showcased.
With a bit of luck and planning from the ACC, India and Pakistan have found themselves clashing again in the Super Four of Asia Cup 2022. Naturally, there is a huge buzz around the game with everyone wanting their side to trump the opposition.
Ahead of the Sunday blockbuster, the social media influencer who became popular due to his ‘Maaro mujhe maaro’ video once again grabbed the headlines for his banter with Irfan Pathan.
Here’s the viral video:
Glad to meet @IrfanPathan, the best swing bowler India has ever had!
Lekin Irfan Bhai, aap maanein ya na maanein, Asia Cup humara hai! 🤪🏆🇵🇰 🙌🏻#IrfanPathan #MominSaqib #HongKong #PakvHK #PakvHkg #PakvInd #AsiaCup2022 #IndvPak #IndiavsPakistan #PakvsInd #IndvsPak pic.twitter.com/Hb61lyYdc1
— Momin Saqib (@mominsaqib) September 3, 2022
Pathan, who is on commentator duty at the Asia Cup 2022, met with Momin Saqib, the Pakistan fan who became viral for his reaction to Pakistan’s loss against India at the 2019 World Cup.
“Good to see you! 2006 me Pakistan ke khilaf aapne hat-trick li thi. Bhai kaise hain aap? Jo Pakistan-India ka Sunday ko match honna hai, uske baare me aapko kya lag raha hai (How are you Irfan? What do you think about Sunday’s game between India and Pakistan?)”, asked Momin.
Pathan who looked assured of India’s win said that the upcoming match would be a repeat of the last one.
“Repeat hoga,” said Pathan.
“Wo ek baar ho gaya yaar, wo baar baar nahi hota (that was a fluke, it won’t happen every time),” Pathan went on to say further.
“Jo larko ka form nahi tha na ab form aa gaya hai (boys have regained their form),” concluded Irfan Pathan as fans around him cheered.
Notably, India defeated Pakistan by five wickets in the previous match at Asia Cup 2022.