Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Afghanistan and Kolkata Knight Riders wicketkeeper-batter has generated some insane trending after Love Shah shared a video of the 22-year-old. In an unexpected encounter, Ahmedabad resident Love Shah witnessed Rahmanullah Gurbaz quietly distributing money to the homeless near Doordarshan Tower in Thaltej.
The kind gesture took place during the early hours of Saturday, showcasing Gurbaz’s compassion for the less fortunate in the community. His actions were applauded by several individuals including Indian legislator Shashi Tharoor.
Rahmanullah Gurbaz silently gave money to the needy people on the streets of Ahmedabad so they could celebrate Diwali.
– A beautiful gesture by Gurbaz. pic.twitter.com/6HY1TqjHg4
— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) November 12, 2023
Despite falling short of the semi-finals, Afghanistan secured a commendable sixth place in the tournament. They won four out of nine matches and secured a spot in the 2025 Champions Trophy.
Throughout the World Cup, the Afghanistan team garnered significant popularity among Indian fans. Gurbaz, a standout performer, amassed 280 runs in the tournament, boasting an average of 31.11 and an impressive strike rate of 98.93. Notably, he played pivotal roles in the team’s notable victories against England and Pakistan.
On January 21, 2021, he marked his ODI debut for Afghanistan against Ireland. In an impressive start, he scored 127 runs, securing the title of the first Afghan player to achieve a century on ODI debut and the 16th worldwide.
Do you think more sportsperson should emulate Gurbaz and reach down in-person for such charitable acts?