Zaheer Khan Sagarika Ghatge
Zaheer Khan and Sagarika Ghatge © IANS (file photo)

Zaheer Khan has met South Australia’s State Minister for Investment, Trade and Tourism, David Ridgway at Adelaide, it was announced on Friday. Zaheer and his wife Sagarika spent time bonding over lunch with Ridgway and his wife Meredith. This comes after he was felicitated by the Adelaide Oval for Zaheer’s contribution to cricket, according to a release. Zaheer, now 39, had played his last of the 92 Tests in 2014. He spent a week-long holiday across picturesque South Australian destinations such as Adelaide, Barossa, Kangaroo Island and Fleurieu Peninsula.

At the Adelaide Oval, Zaheer and Sagarika spent a day discovering different experiences at the stadium and reliving fond memories from his happy hunting ground where he has played several international games.

In other news, Ravichandran Ashwin went past Zaheer’s Test tally of 311 wickets, pushing Zaheer to fifth spot among Indians. Anil Kumble, Kapil Dev, and Harbhajan Singh occupy the top three spots.