The 70-year-old enthusiast Abdul Jalil will be honoured with prestigious Global Sports Fan Award on June 14 in Manchester – days before Pakistan’s high-octane clash with India for the World Cup 2019.
Chacha Cricket expressed that he was overwhelmed at the global recognition, thanking his associates.
“After five decades of Cricket frenzy madness, I am overwhelmed to get my first global recognition. This is an emotional moment for me and I would like to thank my family and all well-wishers who stood beside me,” he was quoted as saying by Geo News.
“It’s been 50 years since I have stood tall for my team cheering louder & higher but this award has justified all my cheers and tears that have seen emotions & sacrifices. I am so honoured to receive the first-ever Global Sports Fan Awards having spent my life for the cause of my passion and goodness of Cricket ,” he added.