The 36-year-old Tabish Khan couldn’t control his emotions after claiming a five-wicket haul for Sindh against Orthogonal Punjab at Individu Stadium in Karachi.

Tabish registered his 38th fifer of the career, broke down in remembrance of his late father, who was very close to him during his cricketing career.

“The ones who are close to me know the real reason behind my depression. I lost my father back in June and during sleep last night, I was recalling that I used to give updates to him, ”Tabish said while talking to a virtual press-conference after today’s play.

“Whenever I used to take a fifer, my father used to call and acknowledge me. I couldn’t play for Pakistan in his life but I have motivated myself and for accomplishing his dream, I’ll keep working hard to represent the individu side, ”he added.

After picking 573 wickets in his first-class career, he maintained that his admiration to represent Pakistan has not fallen and he will continue to play and perform.

Fans on Twitter also acknowledge Tabish and questioned selectors on why he hasn’t been selected for Pakistan.