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The festival will have performances by international as well as Indian celebrities. Farhan is going to play the character of Dawood Ibrahim, their relationship. After sharing some lovely pictures from his baby nursery, So far, actor Rajkummar had fun doing back-to-back romantic comedies with Behen Hogi Teri and Bareilly Ki Barfi. “In their complaint, Every run saved by their fielders received the same applause. The wickets were another story all together even though only five fell They fiercely chanted the names of their players with cries of ‘Shahpur’ and ‘Shahzad’ renting the air periodically When the rest of the stadium chanted ‘AB AB’ they were mingled with shouts of ‘Nabi Nabi’ and if you have ever been to game at Wankhede you’ll realize just how loud the Afghans would have to be heard in the frenzy of de Villiers’ boundaries The Afghan fans kept their flag waving high Image Credit: Zenia D’cunha/Firstpost They merrily danced to the Bollywood and Marathi and Punjabi songs played after boundaries and wickets scarcely knowing what they meant (they even got excited every time ‘Afghan Jalebi’ from Phantom played which reinforced my belief that they definitely don’t know what the songs mean) They were bravely optimistic in the innings break facing a stiff target of 210 and surprise surprise just as cheerful after the match despite losing by a mere 37 runs That’s what sets these groups of fans apart – they didn’t expect their team to beat South Africa they came to support the cheer for them and got their money’s worth in the gritty display by Afghanistan Of course this is not the first time that Afghanistan are playing on this players They have played in the group stages of the ICC Word Twenty20 in 2010 and 2012 meeting India England and South Africa They had qualified for the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup in Australia as well and put up a decent show – the highlight for them (and perhaps of the tournament) being their win over Scotland In fact whenever they have got the attention of international cricket community Afghanistan has rarely failed to impress But this impressive performance is enhanced by the fact that it is a team like Afghanistan Not because or despite they belong to one of the most dangerous countries in the world for civilians where many of them have been witness to war violence and poverty and not even because they made it out of the strife and brought their battered nation into the limelight of sport But because they as sportspersons bring to the field a zest — the passion that makes sports worth watching The Afghan cricketers are players whose mix of skill and spunk and spirit makes you want to see more of them this is a team you want to see play often and against tough opponents just to watch and enjoythe sheer determination they put in their game To quote Peter Millier in an earlier Firstpost article Afghanistan has won the World Cup by qualifying for the main draw Yet they have done more wanted more and shown that they deserve more The Afghanistan cricket team Getty Images Not one of Afghanistan’s first three Super 10 games were completely one-sided despite being against much better sides Against Sri Lanka and England as against South Africa they put up a fight they came tantalizingly close and almost had us hoping for an upset They had England the same team that had chased down 229 against South Africa for 85 for 7 for in 15 overs They managed to restrict a rampaging South Africa to 209 when England had conceded 20 more a few days back And had it not been for Dilshan they would have had Sri Lanka on the mat in the opener after a commanding batting display scoring 153 In all three games there were times when they looked good enough to threaten an upset In all three games they looked better than their last outing And that ‘upset’ finally came in their fourth and final match against table-toppers and semifinalists West Indies no less They were restricted to 123 butNajibullah Zadran’s 45 off 40 kept them afloat showing the depth of heir batting order The six-wicket victory was largely due to some tidy bowling especially Amir Hamza’s exceptional figures of 4-0-9-1 showing their bowling prowess They played the full 20 overs and managed to restrict one of the most flamboyant T20I side a testament to their sharp fielding In other words Afghanistan played good old-fashioned cricket really well In thisWorld T20 the plucky Afghans have shown that there is no lack of skill or consistency or guidance Under the watchful eye of coach Inzamam ul-Haq who should be largely credited for this fighting unit and Manoj Prabhakar Afghanistan have improved tremendously Afghanistan don’t lack in self-belief either as their captain Asghar Stanikzai said "So we are showing that we are a competitive side In this World Cup we are not just here to make up the numbers Our games were not one sided Our aim is to win at least a match against a full member All teams are scared of us They are wary that we can beat them" Stanikzai had said before the West Indies game And the team backedtheir captain’s words with their work beating formerChampions West Indies Admittedly it was an already-qualified West Indies sans wrecker-in-chief Chris Gayle but it was still a the full member side Their enthusiastic celebrations after the win (special mention to Shahzad’s dance with Gayle) and Darren Sammy and co’s smiles showed once again just how much this big victory in the little ‘academic’ game means to the team in particular and cricket in general In time and with the continued efforts of the team and support staff the ever-improving ‘Blue Tigers’ will emerge stronger a pattern we have seen with Bangladesh in the not so recent past With Associates putting in strong performances and cricket legends like Brian Lara and Sachin Tendulkar taking up the cause of giving them more playing time we might just get to see more of teams like Afghanistan It is an exciting thought for a cricket fan — more batsmen like Mohammad Shahzad hitting bigshots all over the park more spinners like Rashid Khan baffling batsmen and more enthusiastic fans travelling the world cheering for their team Cricket will be changed for good when Afghanistan’s exuberance will meet experience As Mohammad Nabi summed it up in a tweet they have had enough of winning the hearts of cricket fans so they will start winning matches now Ahmedabad: A brilliant second half performance saw India stage a memorable comeback as they beat Iran 38-29 in the title clash to lift the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup in Ahmedabad on Saturday In a match contested between two titans of the sport India beat a resolute Iran side to become the world champions Riding on a terrific performance by Ajay Thakur’s 12 points India produced a strong comeback in the second half at the TransStadia Arena to send the packed crowd into raptures Indian players celebrate after beating Iran by 39-28 points in the finals of Kabaddi World Cup 2016 The final was like a boxing bout as both teams traded punches and gave it as good as they got India struck the early blows as Sandeep Narwal and Thakur scored raid points to lead 2-0 in the third minute Meraj Sheykh scored Iran’s first point as they levelled the game at 2-2 in the fourth minute Iran’s defence were up for it as they contained Pardeep Narwal effectively and then sent Thakur to the bench to lead 5-4 in the eighth minute The match lived up to its expectations as both teams fought hard and refused to give an inch Skipper Anup Kumar scored his trademark bonus point to level the scores at 6-6 in the 10th minute Meraj Sheykh scored with an excellent raid and reduced India to just three men as Iran led 9-7 in the 13th minute India’s defence had a below par first 15 minutes as they scored just one tackle point Iran reduced India to just two men but a brilliant super tackle by Mohit Chhillar the 16th minute to cut the lead to just one point again Meraj Sheykh continued to be a thorn in the Indian defence but Nitin Tomar came up with a brilliant raid and scored two points in the 18th minute as India trailed 11-12 India were again reduced to just one man and Iran inflicted the first all out of the match in the 19th minute to lead 16-12 The first half belonged Iran’s defence as they did a brilliant job on Indian raiders as they led 18-13 at the end of the first half Both Manjeet Chhillar and Pardeep Narwal scored zero points and their subdued performances hurt India’s chances Iran made India commit errors as Meraj Sheykh forced Manjeet Chhillar off the court during a raid to lead 19-13 in the 23rd minute Thakur scored two points in the 25th minute as India cut the lead to three points and sent Fazel Atrachali and Meraj Sheykh to the bench Iran sent Pardeep Narwal to the bench yet again as they led 20-17 in the 28th minute The tide turned for India when Ajay Thakur scored his ninth point in the 29th minute to level the game at 20-20 India inflicted their first all out the match in the 30th minute to lead 24-21 as they took their biggest lead of the match It has been an enthralling two weeks as Kabaddi truly become a global game The 2016 World Cup provided with thrills excitement and reached out to the hearts of millions across the world India lived up to their favourites tag and delighted their fans all over the country The all out was perhaps the fillip India needed as Ajay Thakur completed his super 10 and sent Meraj Sheykh to the bench India led 26-21 with nine minutes to go TransStadia Arena was a cauldron of noise and passion as India played it smart once they had the lead Nitin Tomar produced another excellent raid in the 34th minute as India led 29-22 and reduced Iran to just two men Fazel Atrachali forced a super tackle in the 35th minute as Iran trailed 24-29 Thakur all but sealed the match in India’s favour in the 37th minute as he scored two points and India inflicted another all out to take an unassailable 34-24 lead Meraj Sheykh scored with a two-point raid in the 28th minute as Iran trailed 27-34 Surjeet however produced an excellent tackle on Sheykh in the 39th minute as India led 35-27 A terrific second half performance saw India emerge victorious as they won 39-28 to become the world champions for the third time Kenya were named the emerging team of the tournament as they won a lot of hearts and almost made it to the semi finals Jang Kun Lee who had a superb tournament was named the Most Valuable Player of the World Cup The best referee of the tournament award was given to SMA Mannan from Bangladesh By: PTI | Mumbai | Updated: April 3 2016 10:44 am Related News Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has extended his support to actor Emraan Hashmi who unveiled his book on his six-year-old son Ayaan’s battle with cancer The book titled “Kiss of Life” talks about the hardships he and his wife faced when their son was diagnosed with cancer at the age of four in 2014 Shah Rukh 51 and Emraan 37 recently met and posed for pictures holding copies of the book SRK sending his love for Ayaan tweeted “May Allah bless you & your family with health and happiness Good to see u Emraan My love to Ayaan” May Allah bless you & your family with health and happiness Good to see u Emraan My love to Ayaan pictwittercom/ylPk59T4ha — Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) April 2 2016 Emraan said the meeting was a “fan moment” for him “FAN moment 🙂 ! “I thought I was really doing a good job 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