Young Kashmir boy breaks the Internet with ‘ball of the century’, earns Shane Warne’s praise

first_imgA seven-year-old boy from Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir has become an internet sensation for bowling the ‘ball of the century’ and also received praise from Australian spin wizard Shane Warne.In a tweet, Warne praised the bowling skills of the boy identified as Ahmad, a resident of Ganderbal district in central Kashmir.”This is outstanding! Well bowled young man,” Warne tweeted, ending his tweet with thumbs up emoticon.This is outstanding ! Well bowled young man https://t.co/NfADPHXj4F Shane Warne (@ShaneWarne) December 5, 2018Warne’s response on Twitter came on a tweet by a senior journalist in Kashmir who had posted a video of the boy bowling at a local match earlier this year.”Easily ball of the century. A googly that turns a metre and a half. @ShaneWarne take a look. You have some competition,” journalist, Islah Mufti had tweeted.”His name is Ahmad. He is 7 year old from Ganderbal district of Kashmir. A prodigy, I guess,” Mufti later tweeted in reply to Warne.Easily ball of the century. A googly that turns a metre and a half. @ShaneWarne take a look. You have some competition. pic.twitter.com/GEanTVuVME Mufti Islah (@islahmufti) July 23, 2018The video has already gathered 64000 views on Twitter.After Warne’s twitter praise for Ahmad, the young boy became a topic of discussion during Fox Cricket’s lunch break broadcast on day two of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy match between Australia and India at Adelaide.The broadcast clipping on Fox Cricket’s Instagram page has also garnered nearly 50000 views.advertisement(With inputs from PTI)last_img read more

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