World Cup 2019: Indian fan cheering for Pakistan becomes an instant hit

first_img commentary World Cup 2019: Indian fan cheering for Pakistan becomes an instant hitPakistan vs South Africa: There has been no dearth of support for Asian teams at the World Cup 2019 as a fan showed up at Lord’s wearing an Indian jersey while cheering for neighbours Pakistan view more view less advertisement scorecard graphs No data available! India Today Web Desk LondonJune 23, 2019UPDATED: June 23, 2019 20:05 IST A fan turned up wearing an Indian jersey to support Pakistan vs South Africa (Twitter: @cricketworldcup)HIGHLIGHTSPakistan are playing against South Africa at Lord’s on SundayA fan turned up at Lord’s to cheer for Pakistan wearing the Indian team’s jerseyBoth Pakistan and South Africa are desperate for a win at the World Cup 2019Pakistan are facing South Africa in a crucial World Cup 2019 encounter on Sunday at Lord’s. While both teams are desperate for a win to keep their title hopes alive, one feels that Pakistan are more in need of support from their fans after being trolled heavily post their defeat against arch-rivals India on June 16. But on June 23, there was no lack of support for the Men in Green.The photo of a man at Lord’s wearing the Indian jersey but cheering for the Pakistan team, while holding a placard that read ‘Neighbour’s Support! Come On Pakistan’ has been doing the rounds on social media.#SpiritOfCricket #CWC19 World Cup (@cricketworldcup) June 23, 2019After the super-charged build-up to the India-Pakistan tie in Manchester earlier, a number of fans were disappointed at the performance of the Pakistan team and didn’t waste a moment in trolling their team. But on Sunday fans were seen being more kind to the Pakistan team with some even apologizing to the captain Sarfaraz Ahmed, as the latter was the prime target on social media after the loss against India.Pic of the day#CWC19 #PAKvsSA Chaudry (@HaSsanChaUdry1) June 23, 2019Earlier, after opting to bat first at Lord’s, Pakistan posted 308/7 in their 50 overs. Babar Azam scored a sedate 69 but the innings got real impetus from a rollicking 89 off 59 balls from middle-order batsman Haris Sohail. The latter was brought into the playing XI after dropping all-rounder Shoaib Malik who has been out of form at this World Cup.advertisementSouth Africa and Pakistan are languishing at 8th and 9th positions respectively on the World Cup points table at the moment with just a solitary victory apiece.Also Read | Imran Tahir becomes South Africa’s leading wicket-taker in World CupsAlso Read | World Cup 2019: Virat Kohli fined for excessive appealing during India vs AfghanistanFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAjay Tiwari Tags :Follow World Cup 2019Follow Pakistan vs South AfricaFollow Imran TahirFollow Haris Sohail Nextlast_img

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