Sports often unite players of different countries, bridging the gap between nationalities. Cricket in this sense is no different either. While the many players are seen in a cut-throat competition during a match, they tend to enjoy a rather friendly relationship off field.
And this holds especially true for the world’s biggest arched rivals; India and Pakistan. While every match between the duo often has the cricket fans glued to their television screens to witness a war of the bats, these players enjoying a friendly relationship off-field just proves what a gentleman’s game cricket is after all.
Right from former cricketers Sachin and Shoaib Akhtar sharing light-hearted moments of joy together to Afridi and Yuvraj Singh sharing a friendly hug, these cricketers prove that the rivalry shared between the two teams is limited to the pitch alone.
Here’s a quick look at some of the most adorable moments shared by the players during the past few years...