Dean Jones cries while speaking about the condition of Asif Ali's daughter
Former Australian cricketer says Asif Ali has a "very sick" child
Head coach of Islamabad Dean Jones broke down in tears while speaking about the medical condition of cricketer Asif Ali's daughter. He said that Ali's daughter is not well at the moment.
The former Australian cricketer also mentioned Ali's daughter and the victims of the Christchurch terrorist attacks in a tweet.
Dean Jones in tears at today's press conference when speaking about Asif Ali's daughter pic.twitter.com/UMDWytP0Vu— Saj Sadiq (@Saj_PakPassion) March 15, 2019
Ali's Islamabab United teammate Shadab Khan apologized for losing the second eliminator to Peshawar Zalmi and said they wanted to win the tournament for Ali's daughter. He had dedicated the win over Karachi Kings to Ali's daughter.
A huge Thank you to my wonderful squad at @IsbUnited .. not good enough today.. but our hearts go out to @AasifAli2018 and his beautiful daughter. And we are so sad with the events in Christchurch.— Dean Jones (@ProfDeano) March 15, 2019
Sorry @AasifAli2018 bhai. We wanted to win this season for you and your daughter. Congratulations to Zalmi & Gladiators on reaching the final. @IsbUnited will bounce back stronger next season.— Shadab Khan (@76Shadabkhan) March 15, 2019
Islamabad United skipper Mohammad Sami called Asif Ali a "hero" for playing the fixture despite his child being extremely unwell.
This victory is dedicated to @AasifAli2018’s daughter, she isn’t well. Please pray for her. The entire team is united behind Asif bhai. May she get well soon. #UnitedWeWin— Shadab Khan (@76Shadabkhan) March 14, 2019