Pakistan cricket captain Babar Azam shared a photo on social media to give his fans and followers a glimpse of the beginning of his Hajj journey. The picture shows Babar alongside his teammates Mohammad Rizwan and Iftikhar Ahmed at the Masjid an-Nabawi in Madina, Saudi Arabia. They are seen experiencing the spiritual atmosphere after arriving in the country.
Babar Azam added a heartfelt couplet in praise of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) as the caption on his Instagram post. The couplet means that one’s life’s direction will change as soon as they see the green dome.In the photo, Babar, Rizwan, and Ahmed are wearing traditional shalwar kameez and thobes, standing in the mosque’s premises with the Dome of the Prophet (PBUH) in the background.
Both Babar and Rizwan participated in the Harvard Business School’s executive education program on the Business of Entertainment, Media, and Sports (BEMS) before embarking on the Hajj pilgrimage. Earlier reports had mentioned that Babar Azam would be performing Hajj this year, joining numerous people from Pakistan in the religious journey.