Saeed Ajmal’s “Chautha”: Now in love with Dawat-e-Islami


Karachi: Saeed Ajmal, known for his unparallelled ‘Dosra’ and ”Teesra’ balls, has a huge fan following across the world.

But he himself is a die hard fan of Pakistani religious organization Dawat -e-Islami, devoted to preach Islam.

A trend of inclination towards religion has got much space in Pakistan’s cricket team where a large number of cricketers, both former and present, belong to another religious organization Tableegi Jamaat.

Tablighi Jamaat, which is considered to be backed by Deobandi school of thought, is a religious movement which was founded in 1926 by Muhammad Ilyas al-Kandhlawi in India, according to Wikipedia.

As compared to Jamaat, Dawat-e-Islami, founded in 1981, is run by scholars from Barelvi school of thought.

Saeed Ajmal, according to different sites belong to Dawat-e-Islami, participates regularly in religious sermons and gatherings of the organization within and outside the country.

Umer Akmal, a hard hitter of ball, also joins his friend Saeed such gatherings though they usually not speak in public.


2 Comments on "Saeed Ajmal’s “Chautha”: Now in love with Dawat-e-Islami"

  1. Dawat-e-Islami is the largest religious organisation on Earth. I love their Madani Channel.

  2. Aasman sai gira khajoor mein atka

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