After the match and before the presentation ceremony, the Indian and Pakistani players were seen gelling along on the ground and sharing a few laughs. Pakistan’s veteran cricketer Shoaib Malik was seen narrating some incident to Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh and their video went absolutely viral on the internet. The International Cricket Council (ICC) posted the clip on their social networking account and fans in India, Pakistan and across the world shared it.
But, there was widespread curiosity among fans that what they were talking about? What made Virat and Yuvraj laugh so hard even after a crushing defeat? Well, Malik was narrating the story of one of the funniest dropped catches in cricket history, featuring Saeed Ajmal and himself.
After the final of ICC Champions Trophy 2017, in which Pakistan Cricket Team outplayed Team India in all three departments of the game and won their maiden ICC Champions Trophy title. It was a tournament that Pakistan cricket fans will remember for a very long period of time. It was a tournament that can start the rise of Pakistan cricket, all over again.
Before the start of the tournament, nobody gave Pakistan a chance. And, after their crushing defeat in the first match against India, they were almost written off by cricket pundits and fans across the world. But, what is Pakistan cricket without unpredictability? Sarfaraz Khan led his troop brilliantly and they them motivated until the tournament was won. Pakistan played as a unit and defeated some of the strongest tournament with ease.