DUBAI – Cricket followers go gaga as Pakistani captain Babar Azam and former Indian skipper Virat Kohli had been all smiles through the uncommon interplay at ICC Cricket Academy forward of a high-octane encounter in Asia Cup.
The transient however heartwarming interplay between the gamers of arch rival nations quickly went viral on social media.
A clip shared by the Board of Management for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) official Twitter account confirmed star batter Babar Azam, who will be seen smiling, whereas Kohli was seen initiating a light chat with the Pakistani skipper.
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The duo greeted one another when Males in Blue had been busy in working towards session forward of the mega occasion. Different gamers from neighboring nations had been additionally seen introducing themselves to at least one one other within the current clip.
Pakistani captain is an ardent supporter of Virat Kohli, who’s presently off form. Earlier, Babar shared an image of himself and Kohli, exhibiting his assist for the previous Indian captain amid a tough patch.
Indian batter additionally cheered Babar for extending assist. “Thank you. Keep shining and rising. Wish you all the best,” he wrote in a tweet that garnered large reward.
Cricket between two sides is a high-voltage sport, rousing patriotic fervour on each side of the border, this time Crew Inexperienced will kick off their marketing campaign towards India on August 28, as all eyes can be on the high-stakes match.
Final yr, Babar led the Pakistani squad outclassed India by 10 wickets in a T20 World Cup match in Dubai of their historic encounter.