At the point when a 10-year-old club cricketer from Kumeu made an impression on a brandishing legend requesting batting tips, he never expected a reaction on a worldwide scale.
Be that as it may, two years after Auckland kid Felix Anderson penned a letter to previous Pakistan chief Younis Khan, the resigned batsman addressed his call.
In a letter to Khan, Anderson, now 12, said he was in wonder of the Pakistani’s batting procedure and wished to get some exhortation in the expectation he’d one day play universal cricket.
“Dear Mr Khan, my name is Felix. I’m 10 years of age and live in New Zealand,” the Auckland cricketer composed.
“I’m keeping in touch with you since you are one of my greatest saints. Your system is wonderful to watch. How impeccable your cover drive is; or how well your cut is planned. Your 318 against Sri Lanka was unimaginable to watch, it demonstrated to me the amount I need to be an expert cricketer and bat third.
“Likewise, this year against England your 218 was fabulous. You’re a superb slip defender and an exceptionally dependable batsman.
“Would you be able to please give me some guidance on the cut shot, or the cover drive? Good fortunes in your up and coming matches, and have a glad new year. Felix Anderson.”
In the letter, Felix drew a picture of Younis Khan raising his bat following his triple century against Sri Lanka.
In the wake of sending the letter to Khan over two years prior, the productive Pakistan batsman reacted with a video.
Taking to Twitter on April 26, Khan stated: “Dear Felix, thank you for this sweet letter. I know this is very nearly two years of age, however it just ran over me now. I will without a doubt make a little video to give you a few hints as you asked.”
What’s more, two weeks after Khan’s underlying reaction, as guaranteed, he presented a video on Felix on the most proficient method to ace the cover drive.
“As guaranteed, here is the instructing tip manual on the cover drive and cut shot for the 12 year old Felix from New Zealand who composed a letter to me. I trust you appreciate this, hone it and enhance your diversion. All the best Felix. Would like to see you playing for your nation one day.”
Previous List A cricketer and current Kumeu player/mentor Tauseef Satti expresses gratitude toward Khan for his reaction and said Felix was “super eager to hear once more from you” and will “incorporate these drills” in Kumeu’s winter foundation sessions.