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Watch: Sarfraz Ahmed overwhelmed when MS Dhoni took a picture with his son

Sarfraz Ahmed reveals about the pictures which went viral with MSD and his son

Sarfraz Ahmed of Pakistan
Sarfraz Ahmed of Pakistan lifts the winners trophy. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

ICC Champions Trophy 2017 winning captain Sarfraz Ahmed praised MS Dhoni for clicking a picture with his son Abdullah and was glad that he would grow up to witness a picture of him with one of the greatest cricketers in the world. Such instances give us an idea that the rivalry between the two teams dissolves when they go off the field.

Much has been talked about India-Pakistan rivalry on and off the field. But the few instances in the recently concluded Champions Trophy only goes to show that once the play is over, the players share a mutual respect for each other apart from great camaraderie off the field.

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After the hard-fought final of the Champions Trophy, Pakistan went on to win the match comprehensively and displayed great character to lift the coveted the trophy. Virat Kohli was the first one to appreciate the efforts of their neighbors to exhibit an exemplary spirit of cricket. He was seen sharing a laugh or two with Shoaib Malik and co. during the presentation ceremony which demonstrated that there were no ill-feelings between the two players in the two camps.

Not only that, the greats of Indian cricket by the names of Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni were seen posing with the family and kids of Mohammad Hafeez and Sarfraz. To which a Pakistani journalist from a popular Pakistani channel enquired about the whole agenda of Sarfraz sending his kids for a picture with likes of Dhoni.

“I was sitting in the lobby with my family. We were sharing the same hotel so once I saw MS, I went after him and asked for a picture of him and my son Abdullah. Once he grows up, he would have fond memories of him lapped on one of the greats of the game” said Sarfraz Ahmed.

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