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10 Cricketers Who Have Their Fans in the Rival Nation
Evidently, sport in itself has been a powerful narrative. It has the power to bring distinct countries together. Considerably, sports had in itself played a quintessential role to put lesser-known countries at the top. Without concerning to which country a player belongs to, the fans constantly shower love to make this bound stronger than before. The unconditional support from fans had also motivated the players to touch greater heights in their respective domain.
In the game of cricket, the players enjoy massive fan-base outside their country. Particularly, the avid fans keenly follow the game of cricket across the globe.
Here are the players who have the fans in their rival nations.
Every cricket lover has praised the game of former Indian captain – MS Dhoni. Not only in India, but he is also followed worldwide. Notably, he has more fans in the rival nation, Pakistan.
The wicketkeeper-batsman has been one of the successful captains for Team India. Shoaib Malik once said that his ‘countrymen want captain like MS Dhoni’. And, this statement is enough on how Dhoni has dominated the cricketing landscape.
The Karachi-born Mohammad Bashir aka ‘Chacha Chicago’ is the superfan of Dhoni. So much so, Dhoni arranges the tickets of his Pakistani fan whenever there is a match between the two arch-rivals.