Peshawar Zalmi and their players have opted for a great and different way to connect with their fans to keep the Pakistan Super League hype high ahead of the third edition of the T20 league.
Darren Sammy and Chris Jordan are known for their tweets in Pashtu, but now the Bangladeshi duo of Shakib Al Hassan and Tamim Iqbal also opted to tweet in Pashtu, promising for winning another PSL title.
Shakib Al Hassan congratulated Javed Afridi, by posting a tweet in Pashtu.
“Der Zyat mu ombarak sha da new picks @JAfridi10 , ao tolo Zalmi’s ta ! Bas Der khwand ai oko ao mung ba bya da Cup gatoo InshaAllah. Ao Pekhawar la ba zaroor darzam ! Khushala Osay.”
Translation: “Heartfelt congratulations to you (Javed Afridi) and Zalmi fans on new picks. I enjoyed the previous season with Zalmi and we’ll win the trophy again. I will be coming over to Peshawar soon.”
On the other hand, Tamim Iqbal, tweeted in Pashto and promised that he’ll not let his fans down with his performance the league.
“Dera Dera Manana @JAfridi10 for the pick, Za pura koshish kom che da fans pa mayar pura um ka khair wi InshaAllah ! Bas staso Zalmi’s duaganay che wi no Zalmi be bya Gati InshaAllah,” Tamim tweeted.
Translation: “Thanks to Javed Afridi for the pick. I will try my best to perform according to fans’ expectations and if fans would pray for us then In sha Allah we will, once again win the cup.”
Peshawar Zalmi hopes to retain their title from the last edition once again.