Mumbai: Every time an India Pakistan cricket match takes places, tension builds up, emotions get high, people unite to show support for their beloved country. However, there are some fans that come to the stadium, just to enjoy the match.
In the middle of the intense rivalry between India and Pakistan, this lovely couple showed another side of cricket – the shared love for cricket between two rival sides.
A couple was spotted donning a jersey which was half Pakistan and half India. One half was green and one half was blue. According to a photographer who spotted the couple, said, the love birds are from Canada, and they came all the way from Canada to UK to support their respective national teams.
“The Husband is from Pakistan, wife from India so both stitched up India-Pak jerseys & wore them! Both are Canadians, watching the game in England, rooting for peace,” Lakshmi Kaul tweeted.
Lakshmi Kaul, a twitter user, spotted the couple and instantly clicked their pictures to share their pictures on Twitter. Kaul immediately shared a picture of them sporting their special two sided jersey. Lakshmi in her tweet added, the couple’s jersey surely got her amused, and it would surely amuse the netizens too.
The couple’s shared love for themselves, for their nation, as well as for the game is seen in their efforts to create this jersey. There was no doubt; the picture got circulated less than eight hours of the game. The couple were called the true fans of ‘the gentleman’s game’ cricket.
After India’s emphatic win over Pakistan, Twitter got flooded with memes, criticizing the rival nation, indicating hatred against the rival country and its people. But, among those memes, this couple’s picture stood out as the best as the photo perfectly showed the true meaning of cricket, that is the game and not the rivalry.
The couple’s picture surely made the twitter users spellbound as the netizens sent their love through re-tweets. The couple’s googly surely bowled us out by showing their sportsman spirit. Now this is called cricket, isn’t it?
Spotted this couple at the #IndiaVsPakistan @cricketworldcup game and was intrigued by their jerseys! Husband is from Pakistan, wife from India so both stitched up India-Pak jerseys & wore them! Both are Canadians, watching the game in England, rooting for peace #SpiritofCricket pic.twitter.com/KrUjtkjFMn— Lakshmi Kaul (@KaulLakshmi) June 16, 2019
Just brilliant to see. I want peace too. 🇮🇳❤️🇵🇰— Jay Deshpande (@JayDeshpande8) June 17, 2019
Sporting spirit personified!— Dr Arvind Mayaram اروند مایارام (@MayaramArvind) June 16, 2019