What did Pakistan Head Coach Saqlain Mustaq say about Virat Kohli & Babar Azam duel before the Asia Cup 2022?

Saqlain Mushtaq- The Head Coach of Pakistan

Xtra Time Web Desk: Whenever there is an interview based on an India-Pakistan match, one question automatically arises about the external tension that goes around before these matches. But yesterday’s picture of Virat Kohli and Babar Azam proved everyone wrong.

Based on it, in the recent interview the words said by Saqlain Mustaq will definitely melt your heart. Saqlain Mustaq narrated a beautiful incident . He said, 5 to 6 years back Shane Warne and Sachin Tendulkar had organised All-Stars Cricket matches in America where he was also a part of it among 25 other famous Cricketers. “The entire stadium was full of only Indian and Pakistani fans all around. The most amazing part was instead of holding two nations’ flags separately in their hands, the fans had stitched both the nations’ flags together. In fact they were holding that flag jointly”. After that incident, he has also tweeted his thoughts.

This is the power of Cricket. It is better, if cricket is treated as a part of entertainment without any unfriendly rivalry. Apart from entertainment, it also teaches and shows a lot of things. That incident is the symbol of Unity and bonding between two nations.

He also says that there are definitely various angles, perspectives, country’s emotions, related to a match but that’s the part of the game. At the end, the friendship, love, affection which matters.

Related to Virat Kohli and Babar Azam’s picture, he stated: “Kalki jo picture hai usme sare cheeze jo hai na usme bari acchi tara se…..” According to him, the picture clearly portrays the Love, Care, Affection, Brotherhood, Kindness. between two nations.

The tension needs to get reduced as it’s a normal match between two nations. Instead of spreading hatred, the players are constantly promoting the message of love, care, kindness among the people of both the nations simultaneously.