Tragic! Pakistani pacer Junaid Khan loses first child, condolences pour in from cricketers

Apr 29, 2016, 17:35 IST | A Correspondent

Pakistani fast bowler Junaid Khan shared the tragic news of having lost his first child on social media and it immediately saw an outpouring of condolences from past and present cricketers 

A devastating personal tragedy has struck Pakistani fast bowler Junaid Khan, who has lost his first child.

The 24-year-old took to social media to share the tragic news.

Junaid KhanJunaid Khan

While describing it as the "worst day of his life", the Pakistani cricketer thanks god for keeping his wife safe.

The pacer had earlier shared the news about his wife being hospitalised and asked everyone to pray for her speedy recovery.

The moment he posted the tragic news on the micro blogging site, condolences started pouring in from cricketers -- both past and present -- from all corners of the world.

Here are some of them:

A couple of days back, an image of a girl wearing a pink dress, covered by rose petals went viral on social media. A rumour started doing the rounds that it was former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi's child. Soon the rumour went viral. It later emerged that Asmara, Afridi's daughter, had been hospitalised and undergone surgery. The rumours, luckily, died down and it has been confirmed that Asmara is alive and recovering.

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