Naseem Shah is currently winning hearts not just in Pakistan but also across the border. You might not know about his past, but Naseem Shah made his international debut for Pakistan under very hard circumstances. He was in Australia for his first match when His mother died. Naseem Shah’s mother passed away due to cardiac arrest.
Naseem Shah credits His Mother for His Achievements
Naseem was 16 years old at the time and he had to attend her funeral via video call as he couldn’t make it back in time for the janaza.
“The night before my international debut, the team management broke the news to me that my mother had passed away,” Naseem recalls of his heartbreaking beginning to his career. “At that moment, I collapsed and was unable to comprehend what had just occurred. Unfortunately, I was unable to attend my mother’s burial since I was distant from my native country.
In an interview, Naseem shares his emotional journey into cricket and how his mother was his strongest supporter.
“Because of my mother, I am a cricketer nowadays,” Naseem stated. “She was the one who always backed me, although my father was completely against. When I was finally accepted for the cricket squad, my mother contacted me and said, “I don’t know what happened, but people are coming to my house to congratulate me, and I’m really delighted.”
Naseeh Shah Interview
The public was teared-eyed after watching Naseem Shah’s interview and expressed their feelings in comments.