Hassan Ali was the part of the Pakistani cricket team while visiting the Attari-Wagah border on last Saturday. Ought to be a spectator during the flag-lowering ceremony his bizarre antics disturbing the ceremony seems have not gone down well with India's Border Security Force. In a video which is surfing the internet all across India-Pakistan, Ali can be seen walking over the Pakistani soldier in the middle of ceremony imitating the Rangers. Known for his on-field eccentric celebrations Ali raised his arm and patted his thigh, before repeating his signature celebratory move. His celebratory gesture was for the Indian soldiers and spectators on the other side. Thereafter a man in civilian clothes walks up to the all excited cricketer who seems to have lost his sense and takes him back. https://twitter.com/ESPNcricinfo/status/987701265651126276?tfw_site=cnnnews18&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.news18.com%2Fnews%2Findia%2Fpakistan-bowler-hassan-ali-takes-his-on-field-antics-to-wagah-border-bsf-not-amused-1725633.html BSF has now decided to lodge a formal protest with Pakistani Rangers, who can be seen not objecting the cricketer's 40-second antics in the middle of the ceremony which is to be performed only by the soldiers. Talking to The Indian Express BSF Inspector General (Punjab Frontier) Mukul Goel stated;
The act has hit the sanctity of the parade. We will lodge a protest with Pakistan Rangers. Anyone can make any aggressive gesture in the viewers’ gallery on both sides but no public person can interfere in the parade. Before or after the parade, the people are free to do such things, but not in the middle of the parade.https://twitter.com/TheRealPCB/status/987694736000671744?tfw_site=cnnnews18&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.news18.com%2Fnews%2Findia%2Fpakistan-bowler-hassan-ali-takes-his-on-field-antics-to-wagah-border-bsf-not-amused-1725633.html Generally one can watch civilians from both sides thronging the spectators' gallery to view the event. People chanting loud slogans full of emotions before, after and during the ceremony is a common sight.