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Captain Sarfaraz Ahmed lauded for representing Pakistani culture meeting the Queen of England

The Pakistani captain was seen sporting a white shalwar kameez with the green official blazer

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Before the opening ceremony of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, all captains of the ten participating teams met with the British Queen Elizabeth II at the Buckingham Palace on Wednesday. Although, the meeting was not a surprise, the Pakistani captain, Sarfaraz Ahmed did take the attendees by a pleasant surprise and won hearts back in Pakistan.

Instead of opting for a suit, the Pakistani captain went ahead and challenged norms wearing a shalwar suit with the official blazer of the Pakistani cricket team. Moreover, Ahmed represented the team and the nation with confidence, smiling his usual reassuring smile.

Pakistanis have been praising the captain for not bowing down to pressure and walking in to meet the Queen in a traditional Pakistani attire, ensuring, he’ll not bow down when it comes to pressure on the cricket field as well.

Here’s how Twitter has been reacting to Sarfaraz Ahmed in shalwar kameez:

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the authorIfrah Salman

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