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.
The likes of Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni, and Yuvraj Singh, all acquiesced photo requests from their little fans.
Azhar Ali tweeted the picture of all the three Team India players, with his sons, calling them “Legends”.
— Azhar Ali (@AzharAli_) June 20, 2017
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.