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Afghanistan Cricketer, Disheartened by World Cup Defeat, Finds Solace in Poetry by Dubai Friend

Following Afghanistan’s defeat to New Zealand in the World Cup their star all-rounder, Mohammad Nabi, has found comfort in the poems of an old friend in Dubai.

A Friend’s Poetry

Amaan Haider (Haider Amaan Haider), a UAE-based Indian poet and close companion of Nabi, stepped in to lift his spirits with Urdu poetry shortly after Wednesday’s one-sided encounter.

Struggling Performance

Nabi struggled on the field, going wicketless and contributing only 9 runs as Afghanistan suffered a 149-run loss to the Kiwis in Chennai.

Inspirational Verses

Haider’s recitation of cherished Urdu couplets over the phone injected fresh inspiration into the veteran cricketer as his team gears up for their upcoming clash against Pakistan.

Firm Friendship

Haider met Nabi through a mutual friend and they quickly struck up a rapport. “Learning of Nabi’s love for poetry, I recited a few verses. He absolutely loved them. Since then, our friendship has grown.”

Optimistic Outlook

Nabi remains optimistic about their upcoming match against Pakistan, and Haider believes Afghanistan could emerge victorious based on their history of close matches.

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