Riyadh: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia honoured former Indian cricketer Irfan Pathan with a cricket bat, with his name engraved on it, in Jeddah on Sunday.
37-year-old cricketer expressed his gratitude to the Saudi government for presenting him with a cricket bat and lauded the progress of the sport in Saudi Arabia.
Pathan took to Twitter and wrote, “Thank you HRH Prince @saudmishal for the lovely bat with my name engraved on it and yeah I liked the number too;) wishing you and your team @Tariq_Sagga @cricketsaudi all the luck. I’m sure under your leadership Saudi cricket will prosper in KSA! #Cricket.”