As team India set to take n their arch-rivals Pakistan in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 cricket tournament finals at the Oval in London on June 18, former skipper MS Dhoni grabbed the eyeballs ahead of the match after a photograph of him posing with the son of Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed had gone viral on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter.
According to the reports doing to rounds on internet, the former Indian captain had met Sarfraz and his wife after India defeated Bangladesh. That is where the Jharkhand cricketer was clicked with Sarfraz’s son Abdullah.
Meanwhile, MS Dhoni will be hoping to lift the ICC Champions Trophy for the second time. He lifted the trophy when he was the skipper of the Indian cricket in 2013.
Rajdeep Sardesai, a well known name in Indian media industry, took to his official Twitter handle to share the picture of MS Dhoni and Sarfraz Ahmed’s son and wrote: “A nice pic ahead of the Champions Trophy finals. @msdhoni with Sarfraz Ahmed baby: sports beyond boundaries!!”
— Rajdeep Sardesai (@sardesairajdeep) June 17, 2017
India may be ahead against Pakistan in ICC tournaments by an 8-2 margin, but in all ODI tournament finals Pakistan holds a 6-2 edge in the head-to-head battle against India. The match between the two Asian neighbours will start at 15.00 IST.
India: Virat Kohli (captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Yuvraj Singh, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (wicket-keeper), Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Dinesh Karthik, Mohammed Shami, Ajinkya Rahane, Umesh Yadav.
Pakistan: Sarfraz Ahmed (captain and wicket-keeper), Ahmed Shehzad, Azhar Ali, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Amir, Rumman Raees, Junaid Khan, Imad Wasim, Fahim Ashraf, Shadab Khan, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Sohail.