New Delhi: Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi today expressed gratitude to India skipper Virat Kohli for donating his bat for the Shahid Afridi Foundation.

“Thank you @imVkohli for your kind gesture in support of @SAFoundationN. Friends & supporters like you ensure #HopeNotOut for everyone,” Afridi wrote on his twitter handle, attaching a picture of the bat.

The Indian team had presented a Kohli shirt, signed by all the players, to Afridi when he retired from the international cricket last April.

The shirt, which fetched Rs 3 lakhs at an auction in London, had a message from the Team India captain, saying, “To Shahid Bhai, best wishes, always a pleasure playing against you.

PTI