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Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni, Yuvraj Singh win hearts, pose with Pakistan’s Azhar Ali’s sons

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Jun 20, 2017, 5:11 pm IST
Updated Jun 20, 2017, 5:17 pm IST
Mahendra Singh Dhoni was seen posing with Sarfraz Ahmed's son as well, ahead of the India vs Pakistan ICC Champions Trophy final clash.
In a great show of humanitarianism, Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh were seen posing for pictures with Azhar Ali's sons. (Photo: Azhar Ali/ Twitter)
 In a great show of humanitarianism, Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh were seen posing for pictures with Azhar Ali's sons. (Photo: Azhar Ali/ Twitter)

London: The two countries may have been embroiled in political rivalries, but when it comes to cricket, it seems there is mutual respect between the Indian and the Pakistan cricketers.

With reports of vandalism and hate by the fans spewing out in the media, after India’s 180-run loss to Pakistan in the final of the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy, the images of the Indian cricketers spending time with the Pakistan cricketers’ children warms the hearts of peace-loving cricket fans.

 

While a picture of India wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni with Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed’s son went viral before the game, some post-match images have emerged, showing how the Indian cricketers spending some time with Azhar Ali’s sons.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni poses with Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed's son ahead of the India vs Pakistan ICC Champions Trophy clash. (Photo: Twitter)Mahendra Singh Dhoni poses with Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed's son ahead of the India vs Pakistan ICC Champions Trophy clash. (Photo: Twitter)

The likes of Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni, and Yuvraj Singh, all acquiesced photo requests from their little fans.

Virat Kohli poses with Pakistan opener Azhar Ali's son after the India vs Pakistan ICC Champions Trophy clash. (Photo: Twitter)Virat Kohli poses with Pakistan opener Azhar Ali's son after the India vs Pakistan ICC Champions Trophy clash. (Photo: Twitter)

Mahendra Singh Dhoni poses with Pakistan opener Azhar Ali's sons after the India vs Pakistan ICC Champions Trophy clash. (Photo: Twitter)Mahendra Singh Dhoni poses with Pakistan opener Azhar Ali's sons after the India vs Pakistan ICC Champions Trophy clash. (Photo: Twitter)

Yuvraj Singh poses with Pakistan opener Azhar Ali's sons after the India vs Pakistan ICC Champions Trophy clash. (Photo: Twitter)Yuvraj Singh poses with Pakistan opener Azhar Ali's sons after the India vs Pakistan ICC Champions Trophy clash. (Photo: Twitter)

Azhar Ali tweeted the picture of all the three Team India players, with his sons, calling them “Legends”.

 Earlier, after the ICC Champions Trophy final, Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh was seen interacting with the Pakistan players, something that showed that both the teams had left their patriotism on the pitch once the match was done.

 

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