Karachi: Pakistan will celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr on Sunday [May 24] after Shawal’s moon sighted on Saturday.
Here’s how sportspersons wished ‘Eid Mubarak’ to all Muslims out there:
Former speedster Wasim Akram wished they could celebrate this Eid like they used to do it earlier.
I just wish this year I could say to everyone Eid Mubarak and not have to give warnings, condolences or tell people to stay safe. I just hope in this minute, right now everyone is at peace, intouch with their loved ones and praying for a better tomorrow
— Wasim Akram (@wasimakramlive) May 23, 2020
Experienced all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez asked people to make a choice between a simple and Lavish Eid, also requested people to stay safe and pray for everyone.
Simple or Lavish #Eid totally Ur choice but plz stay safe & keep all departed souls in ur prayers 🤲🏼 & Best wishes for all innocent Patients fighting with #coronavirus to Get well soon. Help less fortunates on this #EidAlFitr 2020. Love u all & Eid Mubarak
— Mohammad Hafeez (@MHafeez22) May 23, 2020
Pakistan’s top Tennis player Aisma-ul-Haq wished ‘Eid Mubarak’ and prayed this Eid brings happiness and blessings.
Eid Mubarak everyone,may this Eid brings each one of you loads of happiness and blessings in life ,take care n stay safe pic.twitter.com/Bx878Bo9D8
— Aisam ul Haq Qureshi (@aisamhqureshi) May 23, 2020
Former pacer Shoaib Akhtar urged people to celebrate this Eid as simple as they can to avoid the spread of deadly COVID-19.
تمام بہن بھائیوں کو عید کا چاند بہت مبارک۔ سب سے درخواست کہ اس عید کو ہر ممکن سادگی سے منایا جائے ، سماجی فاصلہ رکھا جائے، وبا کو بڑھنے سے روکا جائے۔ خاص دعا ان مسافروں کے لئے جو پی آئی اے کی پرواز 8303 پر سوار تھے۔ #EidMubarak #EidAlFitr pic.twitter.com/U6VyCWolCj
— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) May 23, 2020
Former Test cricketer Mohammad Yousaf prayed for the entire Muslim community while wishing them a happy and safe Eid.
Former international women cricketer Sana Mir also took to Twitter to wish ‘Eid Mubarak’.
Kindly observe Eid with simplicity, compassion and empathy. We need this more than ever. Special prayers for families who lost loved ones in the plane crash and by Covid.#EidAlFitr
— Sana Mir ثناء میر (@mir_sana05) May 23, 2020
International umpire Aleem Dar also wished ‘Eid Mubarak’.
Wishing you & your family a Happy & Blessed Eid.#eidmubarak
— Aleem Dar (@AleemDarUmpire) May 23, 2020