#AsiaCup: Shoaib Malik proves sports isn’t just a game

Twitter abuzz over Malik's performance on the pitch but more so for his sportsmanship


By Cutacut Editorial Team

KARACHI: Pakistani Twitter was exploding with Shoaib Malik tweets during the match between Pakistan and Afghanistan for the Asia Cup 2018 currently being held in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Pakistanis were on the edge of their seats during the nail-biting end of the match in which Pakistan was required to make ten runs in one over and Malik was able to play a six and a boundary.

But there was another reason to celebrate. At the end of the match, Afghan bowler Aftab Alam broke down after losing to Pakistan. Instead of celebrating his win, Malik chose to go over to Alam to console him.

Naturally, Twitter couldn’t handle it.

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