Pakistan batsman Asif Ali’s two-year-old daughter died battling cancer at a hospital in the United States on Sunday, said a statement from Pakistan Super League team Islamabad United. Pakistan Batsman Asif Ali's 2-Year-old Daughter Dies of Cancer.
Ali, who is touring England with the Pakistan national cricket team and played in the 54-run defeat on Sunday, is expected to return back home following the das demise of his daughter.
You Can Check the Tweet Here:
ISLU family pays its deepest condolences to @AasifAli2018 on the tragic loss of his daughter. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Asif & his family. Asif is a great example of strength & courage. He is an inspiration to us.
— Islamabad United (@IsbUnited) May 19, 2019
“ISLU family pays its deepest condolences to @AasifAli2018 on the tragic loss of his daughter. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Asif & his family. Asif is a great example of strength & courage. He is an inspiration to us, said Islamabad United on its social media account. Ali represents the Islamabad side in the PSL.
The 27-year-old, who was not picked in Pakistan’s preliminary World Cup squad but was selected for the England tour, had tweeted about the condition of his daughter before leaving for the United Kingdom.
Here is What Asif Ali had Tweeted:
My daughter is fighting the stage IV cancer and we are taking her to US for her treatment. A big shout out to @usembislamabad and @USCGLahore for issuing the visa to us within an hour. Special thanks to Mike, Elizabeth, Tanveer & @TalhaAisham Bhai. Keep my princess in your Duas!
— Asif Ali (@AasifAli2018) April 22, 2019
Meanwhile, Twitter paid heartfelt condolences to the cricketer and praised his dedication to the Pakistan team. Many lauded his spirit and called him an inspiration.
A user posted some beautiful pictures of Asif Ali's daughter:
Heart breaking 😢😢
إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعونَ#AsifAli's Angel passes away.
May Allah(swt) grant her highest rank in jannah and strength to the family to bear the loss.Surely the beautiful angel will be playing in the gardens of heaven.Stay Strong brother#AsifAli pic.twitter.com/l3zW4NNiG3
— Waqar Ganaie (@WGanaie) May 20, 2019
Another praised his dedication to the country's national team:
اِنَّا لِلّٰہِ وَاِنَّآ اِلَیْہِ رَاجِعُوْنَ
Asif Ali’s Daughter Has Passed Away His daughter fought hard with cancer Kindly pray for her Magfirah. Surely, it take nerves to play for your team in these sort of crucial days!
— فاطمہ محمود (@fatima_mahmood1) May 20, 2019
A user prayed for Asif Ali's family:
Just received a news update about the demise of 2yr old daughter of Asif Ali due to cancer.
May god give enough courage to the family to cope up.
"She was strong fought like a fighter" !!
— Anant (@IndianCognito) May 20, 2019
PSL Team Quetta Gladiators Also Paid Their Condolences:
💔 Heartbreaking to learn about @AasifAli2018’s loss.
The Gladiators family extend heartfelt condolences to Asif Ali and the whole family.
May Allah give strength to the family to bear this loss.
Prayers for the young departed soul.
— Quetta Gladiators (@TeamQuetta) May 19, 2019
Karachi Kings Player Usama Mir Prayed For the Family:
Really sad and upset to hear the news regarding Asif Ali’s daughter. May Allah make it easy for him and everyone affected to cope 💔😭
— Usama Mir (@iamusamamir) May 19, 2019
Governor of Punjab, Pakistan asked for Blessings for the Bereaved Family:
My deepest condolences to Asif Ali on the tragic loss of his daughter to cancer. May Allah open the doors of heaven for the brave soul and grant peace to the family to bear this sorrow. Ameen!
— Mohammad Sarwar (@ChMSarwar) May 20, 2019
— moosaghani (@moosaghani2015) May 20, 2019
#AsifAli Little daughter of Asif Ali passed away in US. Extremely sad news. Salute to Asif Ali who serve country in the most difficult time. Condelences and Prayers of Sabar for the family. 😭
Inna Lilla he wa inna Elehee Rejeon pic.twitter.com/oXCfPRlQRc
— MUHAMMAD ZEESHAN (@iamshaan786) May 20, 2019