Humanity Above All: Female Cricketer Pauses Match To Check On Girl Who Got Hit By Her Six

There are several heartwarming moments that are packed within a game of cricket. Whether it’s Mohammed Siraj skipping scoring runs and checking on a fellow cricket after he’s hit by a ball or a guy from the audience proposing to his girlfriend, cricket matches always end up giving us something to remember.

Having said that, in a recent Super Smash T20 match between Wellington Blaze and Otago Sparks in New Zealand, batswoman Sophie Devine nearly hit a little girl on the cheeks with one of her sixes. Luckily, the ball just brushed the girl’s cheeks and no serious injury occurred, reports The Indian Express.

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However, Sophie paused the cricket match and walked up to the little girl to check on her. She sat beside her and even posed for a photograph.

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Have a look at the video here:


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People online are lauding Sophie’s thoughtful gesture. Some even highlighted how empathetic female cricketers are!

While sports does teach us sportsman spirit, it also teaches us something far more important – being humane.

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