An Indian Player Tied the Shoe Lace of a Pakistani Player On-Field. This is Why We Love Cricket.

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It's called the gentleman's game, afterall.

Every India-Pakistan cricket match is high on adrenaline and emotions. So when the two teams came face to face in the Asia Cup clash on Wednesday, things were no different.

But away from the online trolling and on-field antics, there are several instances that help diffuse the high tension between the two nations and prove why cricket is called the gentleman's game.

After Pakistan's Chacha Chicago offered to sponsor Sudhir Gautam's flight tickets and stay in the United Arab Emirates, a photo of Yuzvendra Chahal providing a helping hand to his Pakistani counterpart is doing the rounds on Twitter.

During the match, Usman Khan was having trouble while running on the pitch. Chahal, who was bowling the 42nd over, knelt down and tied Khan's shoelaces.

The simple yet beautiful moment was captured on camera and cricket fans couldn't help but applaud Chahal's gesture.

While the war like situation is all pervasive in both the countries, tender moments like this on the pitch lifts the game of cricket into a gentleman’s game #INDvPAK pic.twitter.com/Q8W0L5MZWH

— Harsh Goenka (@hvgoenka) September 19, 2018


So true...in an age of hashtag nationalism; this right here, is Grace #INDvPAK https://t.co/IGKjzGAtPn

— barkha dutt (@BDUTT) September 19, 2018



I m proud of you chahal. Awesome moment pic.twitter.com/AlPhoaFGP9

— Shamsi Haidri (@HaidriShamsi) September 20, 2018


That’s the real sporty thing. Humbled to see..#INDvPAK pic.twitter.com/voWewFeiYr

— Sanjay Yadav (@sanjuydv) September 19, 2018



Send me more beautiful picture than this. I will wait. #PakvInd #INDvPAK pic.twitter.com/lVKq76Y8CN

— Karan 🇮🇳 (@karanku100) September 19, 2018


Most beautiful picture of the match today #INDvPAK #AsiaCup pic.twitter.com/j4VHgcZqwt

— #AsiaCup #INDvPAK (@AsiaCupODI) September 19, 2018



Beauty of the sport exhibited today

Chahal tying the lace of Usman#IndiavsPakistan #AsiaCup#INDvPAK pic.twitter.com/AfpjEot25B

— Suman Pandit (@suman28pandit) September 19, 2018


I love this tHing whenever someone's lace opens the opp team's player ties it for them! The sportsman spirit!❤️ #INDvPAK

— Srishti (@srishtipandey27) September 19, 2018



Beauty of the sport exhibited today

Chahal tying the lace of Usman#IndiavsPakistan #AsiaCup#INDvPAK pic.twitter.com/AfpjEot25B

— Suman Pandit (@suman28pandit) September 19, 2018


#PictureOfTheDay

Indian cricket ties the shoe lace of a Pakistani Cricket player pic.twitter.com/pdQnY4mTTI

— @Georgebakhos1 (@GeorgeBakhos1) September 19, 2018



India registered a comprehensive victory as they decimated Pakistan by eight wickets in a lopsided Asia Cup group league encounter.

Bundled out for a mere 162 in 43.1 overs, Pakistan were never in the game.

Indian openers Rohit Sharma (52) and Shikhar Dhawan (46) added 86 for the opening wicket to ensure a smooth chase for the Men in Blue in only 29 overs.