'Asif you beauty': Celebrities cheer on Asif Ali after his match winning performance against Afghanistan
There's only one name on everyone's mind after Pakistan's match with Afghanistan on Friday night — Asif Ali. The cricketer powered his way into the hearts of many, including our celebrities, who took to social media to praise the athlete for his performance.
Pakistan's run chase was at 124-5 with 24 runs needed off 12 remaining balls to bag a win when Ali swooped in and raised the score with a volley of sixes, which ultimately powered Pakistan to victory.
Hareem Farooq, Sana Javed and many other stars took to Instagram Stories to sing his praises after the match.
Singer Umair Jaswal and actor Asad Siddiqui were feeling the love as well.
Former cricketer Wasim Akram called Ali the "best finisher in the game" on Twitter.
Singer Uzair Jaswal showed his appreciation for the cricketer.
Actor Navin Waqar couldn't help but fawn over the man either.
"What a confident player!" actor Humayun Saeed said on Twitter.
Actor Adeel Hussain gave Ali a round of applause on Instagram Stories.
Former cricketer Shahid Afridi said he enjoyed the "match and Asif Ali's finish".
Pakistan now has three wins in a row in the T20 World Cup. The team is so very close to qualifying for the semi finals and the entire nation is cheering them on. Go team!