Watch: Nice Gesture by Virat Kohli, gifted his "Signed" jersey to Pakistan's pacer Haris Rauf after a nail-biting contest
The contest between India and Pakistan is always worth watching. The intensity and tension during the match and the excitement level of the fans are always at the top. Every player from both nations wants to give it all to win the match for their team.
But the relationship between these players off the field is quite remarkable. They are rivals on the field and friends off the field. We have seen many videos of Indian players interacting with Pakistani players ahead of their match during the practise session. These videos went viral.
However, now another video is going viral, featuring the former Indian skipper, Virat Kohli, gifting his jersey to one of the Pakistani pacers who played against India on Sunday. This moment came after the blockbuster game on Sunday between the two teams.
On Monday, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) posted a video on Twitter, featuring Virat signing and gifting his jersey to Haris Rauf, who was standing like a true fan beside him. This video has been appreciated by fans all over the internet.
The BCCI shared the video with the caption, "The match may be over but moments like these shine bright. A heartwarming gesture by @imVkohli as he hands over a signed jersey to Pakistan’s Haris Rauf post the #INDvPAK game #TeamIndia | #AsiaCup2022."
The match may be over but moments like these shine bright ✨👌— BCCI (@BCCI) August 29, 2022
A heartwarming gesture by @imVkohli as he hands over a signed jersey to Pakistan's Haris Rauf post the #INDvPAK game 👏👏#TeamIndia | #AsiaCup2022 pic.twitter.com/3qqejMKHjG
The match ended with a thrilling finish, with India holding their nerve to pull off a tricky chase courtesy of a brilliant cameo from Hardik Pandya (33* off 17). Ravindra Jadeja (35) and Virat Kohli (35) also made vital contributions.
India will now play Hong Kong on Wednesday, August 31 at Dubai International Stadium. India and Pakistan are likely to face yet another match in the Group Four stage on Sunday, September 4.