LAHORE: The mother of Pakistan cricketing trio Kamran Akmal, Umar Akmal and Adnan Akmal passed away on Friday in Lahore.
Adnan Akmal broke the news of his mother’s demise on Twitter, stating, “Unfortunately my mother is no more this sad happening took place this morning please remember her [in] your prayers. May Allah grant her a high rank in Jannah Ameen.”
Unfortunately my mother is no more this sad happening took place this morning plz remember her is ur prayers . May Allah grant her a high rank in Jannah Ameen
— Adnan Akmal (@adnanakmal79) December 14, 2018
His elder brother and wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal was told the news while he was leading Lahore Whites against Rawalpindi region in the National T20 Cup in Multan. Adnan Akmal is also a part of the tournament and representing Lahore Blues.
Both the competing teams, Lahore Whites and Rawalpindi region, gathered in the dressing room at the Multan Cricket Stadium to condole the grieving brothers.
The two matches at the Multan Cricket Stadium on Thursday, including Lahore Blues against Islamabad region, which was scheduled at 3pm, were reduced to 15 overs each to relieve the grieving cricketers.
After the departure of Lahore Whites’ captain Kamran Akmal, Salman Butt took over the reins.
Meanwhile, Pakistani cricketers have also condoled with Adnan Akmal in their replies to his tweet.
Sarfraz Ahmad, national cricket team captain said that “May Allah give patience to you and higher ranks to your mother in Jannah”.
On (behalf) of Pakistan team and management Allah tala ap sub ko saber ata faramye Aur apke ammi ko jannat me aala maqam ata faramaye .aur is mushkil waqt me hamare duae ap sub ke sath hai
— Sarfaraz Ahmed (@SarfarazA_54) December 14, 2018
Fast bowler, Muhammad Amir, also condoled with the cricketer.
Oh so sad to hear that bro Allah janat me jaga de ameen
— Mohammad Amir (@iamamirofficial) December 14, 2018