MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh rubbish India-Pakistan rivalry, spend quality time with Azhar Ali's kids

Azhar Ali's kids were ecstatic as they met and posed for a few pictures with Indian stars MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh at London

India vs Pakistan ICC Champions Trophy Final 2017 attracted statements from former players, people on social media as they fought off the field trying to support their respective team in what has been considered the biggest rivalry in cricket in the past. But, it seems like the new young generation has decided to douse the flames and players from both countries have decided to spread love instead of sledges on the field bad mouthing each other. At first, it was MS Dhoni’s picture with Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed’s son which won hearts on the internet and now it is Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh.

Pakistan’s opening batsman Azhar Ali tweeted on June 20, thanking Kohli, Dhoni and Yuvraj for making his kids happy by posing with them and spending some quality time with them. He tweeted, “Thanks to these legends for sparing their time for my kids they were so happy.”

On one side there have been former players who have tried to infuse some controversy into the India and Pakistan clash as the latter reached the finals for the first time in the history of the tournament and managed to win their maiden title as well completing their Trophy Cabinet.

Mahesh Bhatt too reacted in a tweet as he lauded both the team’s players to which Ali replied as well.

Ali was consistent in the tournament for Pakistan against India as he scored two fifties in both the matches, on June 4 and June 18. It seems like Ali’s kids are a big fan of Indian stars and their day was made when their idols posed for a few picture and spend some time with them. Twitterati lauded the gesture as well.

With all the rivalry among the nations, this final has been an example that the arch-rivals have managed to maintain good relations with each other.