The much-awaited ICC World Cup 2019 India vs Pakistan cricket match saw the former winning much to the happy of fans and followers. India outplayed Pakistan by 89 runs after setting a target of 337 runs. Social media had been the warming zone for quite some time with cricketing fans from both countries coming up with videos, ads, memes and jokes rooting for the victory of their respective countries. And as after India won the match, Twitter was flooded with memes, jokes and congratulatory messages for the Indian team. While social media looked divided on their opinion, photo of a couple wearing half Indian and half Pakistani jersey has gone viral on social media. Netizens termed the couple as the ones rooting for 'peace' during the match between arch-rivals. From ‘Kal Raat Ye Log Burger, Pizza Kha Rahe The’ to Sarfaraz’s Yawn, Pakistani Fans Troll Their Own Team After Humiliating Defeat Vs India in ICC CWC 2019! Watch Viral Videos.
A Twitter user Lakshmi Kaul tweeted pictures of the couple with the caption, "Spotted this couple at the #IndiaVsPakistan @cricketworldcup game and was intrigued by their jerseys! Husband is from Pakistan, wife from India so both stitched up India-Pak jerseys & wore them! Both are Canadians, watching the game in England, rooting for peace #SpiritofCricket." India vs Pakistan, ICC CWC 2019: Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Is Cheering for Men in Blue With Superb Sand Art at Puri Beach; See Pic.
Here is the photo of the couple:
Spotted this couple at the #IndiaVsPakistan @cricketworldcup game and was intrigued by their jerseys! Husband is from Pakistan, wife from India so both stitched up India-Pak jerseys & wore them! Both are Canadians, watching the game in England, rooting for peace #SpiritofCricket pic.twitter.com/KrUjtkjFMn
— Lakshmi Kaul (@KaulLakshmi) June 16, 2019
While the husband is from Pakistan, the wife an Indian, the duo decided to stitch jerseys representing both countries together. Both are Canadian citizens and were spotted watching the match in England. The couple's pictures were quick to go viral on social media with many appreciating their display of unity by upholding the spirit of the game. The tweet has received over 13,000 likes and more than 2,400 retweets at the time of publishing this article. One of the comments read, "World needs more and more people like them! They really brought a smile to my face!"