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Former Indian quick bowler Zaheer Khan has been holidaying in Australia along with his actress spouse Sagarika Ghatge and his journey was made extra memorable when he was felicitated by Adelaide Oval cricket floor on Saturday. The 39-year-old took to Instagram and wrote a submit wherein he thanked the long-lasting cricket floor for internet hosting him. “Thanks #adelaideoval for internet hosting us. It was an entire pleasure to satisfy Mr David Ridgway and his beautiful spouse Meredith. Definitely introduced back loads of reminiscences whereas taking a tour of the Oval,” he wrote. The felicitation program was attended by Darren Chandler, Normal Supervisor Advertising and Operations Adelaide Oval Stadium Administration Authority, Minister Ridgway and his spouse Meredith, Rodney Harrex, CE South Australian Tourism Fee and Raju Narayanan, Director of Indian Engagement for Authorities of SA. Khan, who was honoured for his contribution to cricket, spent the rest of the day on the stadium.
“Adelaide Oval is a implausible place to play cricket and I’ve fond reminiscences at this stadium. I’ve at all times seemed ahead to the Adelaide leg of the journey on earlier excursions as a result of it is also one of the vital distinctive locations in Australia and there is a lot to find right here,” Zaheer mentioned.
He additional added that he’s pleased to be recognised by the stadium. “Being recognised and appreciated right here, due to this fact, may be very particular and I look ahead to returning back to discover extra of the State very quickly,” he mentioned.
Zaheer, who performed 92 Exams and 200 ODIs for India, introduced his retirement from worldwide cricket in 2013. In his profession, he took 311 Take a look at and 282 ODI wickets.
The Virat Kohli-led Crew India will journey to Australia in November for a two-month lengthy tour that can function for three T20Is, four Exams and three ODIs. The 2 groups will play the primary Take a look at at Adelaide ranging from December 6.