WATCH: Rahmanullah Gurbaz helps poor people to celebrate Diwali

Afghanistan ended their campaign in the ODI World Cup 2023. Their star batter, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, was seen helping poor people to celebrate Diwali in Ahmedabad.

Sarah Andrew
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Rahmanullah Gurbaz was seen helping the poor people to celebrate Diwali in Ahmedabad. The Afghanistan player was seen distributing money to the poor people on the streets of Ahmedabad to celebrate Diwali. The video of Gurbaz's act has gone viral on the internet. The fans are absolutely in love with the gesture of the wicketkeeper batter. The incident was recorded by a person in Ahmedabad.

In the viral video, Gurbaz was seen distributing money to the poor people. Gurbaz had come by cab and distributed money to the poor people at around 3:00 AM (IST). The video was recorded by an Indian citizen, who noticed the event. The person was himself stunned to see the Afghanistan player doing what he did. But the gesture of Gurbaz was praised by the fans all over the world. 

In Ahmedabad, Afghanistan played their last match of the ODI World Cup 2023. The Asian side was one of the best teams in the tournament and really stepped up to show their potential. In their last match, Afghanistan faced South Africa in Narendra Modi stadium. Afghanistan gave a good fight, but could not register a win. But the way Afghanistan played in the tournament won millions of hearts. 

Best performance by an Afghanistan team

In the ODI World Cup 2023, Afghanistan finished a respectable sixth position. It is their biggest result in a cricket tournament. In a round-robin format, Afghanistan gave tough fights to the top-ranked teams and overcame some of them. Afghanistan defeated teams like England, Sri Lanka, and Pakistan for the first time in their history in the ODI World Cup.

For the first time in World Cup history, Afghanistan won more than one match in a single tournament. Different players stepped up for Afghanistan in different matches. Azmatullah Omarzai, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran, Rashid Khan, Rahmat Shah, and several other players performed extremely well for the team. These players individually achieved several milestones as well. As a team, Afghanistan played competitive cricket in the tournament. 

Watch the video of Rahmanullah Gurbaz helping the poor people here -

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