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Asia Cup 2018 India vs Pakistan: This Yuzvendra Chahal gesture truly signifies why cricket is a ‘gentleman’s men’

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Every time there is an India vs Pakistan match, the pressure among players and tension among fans is always on a high note. Yesterday’s match was quite a similar one, when the fans in Dubai International Cricket Stadium were shouting and cheering for their teams.

Due to this high pressure, incidents of sledging and exchange of abuse among Indian and Pakistani players is quite a common phenomenon. However, yesterday, a totally different event occurred which has won the hearts of million cricket fans all over the world.

A photo of Yuzvendra Chahal helping Usman Khan to tie shoelaces is doing the rounds on Twitter, setting an example of commendable sportsman spirit. The incident occurred during the 42nd over, when Pakistani player Usman Khan was having trouble while running between the pitch.

At the moment, Yuzvendra Chahal, who was on the bowling end, knelt down and tied the shoelaces of Usman. This incident was caught on camera, and everyone applauded Chahal’s kind gesture. The photo of the moment from the match is doing the rounds on social media, and people are calling it the best moment of yesterday’s Asia Cup match. Have a look on some of comments of people on Twitter.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

India managed a comfortable win over Pakistan yesterday by 8 wickets in group stage clash of Asia Cup 2018. Batting first, Pakistan batsmen failed to make it big and were all dismissed at the score of 162 in 43.1 overs. In reply, Indian openers Rohit Sharma (52) and Shikhar Dhawan (48) added 86 runs for the opening wicket partnership, helping India to achieve an easy victory over Pakistan. India and Pakistan both entered the next round super 4 stage. India will next play with Bangladesh tomorrow at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai.

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