Former Pakistan skipper Waqar Younis’ touch upon Mohammad Rizwan providing namaz in the course of the drinks break within the India-Pakistan recreation within the ICC T20 World Cup on Sunday has sparked an issue.
Whereas cricket followers throughout each nations have lauded Pakistan’s dominant efficiency, former pacer Waqar discovering pleasure in one thing past cricket has left followers unimpressed.
“The style by which Babar and Rizwan batted, the strike-rotation, the look on their faces, it was superb. One of the best factor, what Rizwan did, Mashalla, he provided the Namaz on the bottom surrounded by Hindus, that was actually one thing very particular for me,” stated Waqar on ARY Information.
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“Rizwan provided Namaz throughout #INDvPAK match in center of Hindus was most satisfying factor Mashallah, much more than his batting”
– Waqar Younis & Shoaib Akhtar talk aboutpic.twitter.com/ELTVJSTqh4
— Pakistan Untold (@pakistan_untold) October 26, 2021
Notably, the stunning assertion didn’t go down properly with former cricketers in addition to Pakistan followers as they requested Waqar to apologise for his derogatory remarks.
Former India cricket Aakash Chopra was unimpressed with Waqar’s remarks. “Et tu, Waqar!” Chopra tweeted.
Et tu, Waqar!
— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) October 26, 2021
Cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle took to Twitter and wrote, “For an individual of Waqar Younis’ stature to say that watching Rizwan providing namaz in entrance of Hindus was very particular to him, is among the most disappointing issues I’ve heard. A number of us strive laborious to play such issues down and discuss up sport and to listen to that is horrible.”
For an individual of Waqar Younis’ stature to say that watching Rizwan providing namaz in entrance of Hindus was very particular to him, is among the most disappointing issues I’ve heard. A number of us strive laborious to play such issues down and discuss up sport and to listen to that is horrible.
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) October 26, 2021
One of many followers of the Pakistan cricket group additionally criticised the previous pacer Waqar following his remarks.
“Yaaar Waqar lanat yaaar. Why would you say that,” the fan tweeted.
One other Twitter person requested Waqar to problem an apology and termed his assertion “pathetic”.
“Waqar ought to problem an apology, possibly do it in post-match present as we speak, that assertion was pathetic,” the person tweeted.
Mohammad Rizwan and skipper Babar Azam placed on a outstanding present on Sunday as Pakistan thrashed India by 10 wickets on the Dubai Worldwide Cricket Stadium.
Rizwan (79*) and Babar (68*) did not give any probability to Indian bowlers to return on high as the 2 batsmen dominated the proceedings. Pakistan chased down the goal of 152 with out shedding a wicket as India seemed clueless of their opening match.
This was the primary time that India has misplaced a T20I by ten wickets. Coincidentally, this was additionally the primary time that Pakistan has gained a T20I by ten wickets. Shaheen Afridi was adjudged as Participant of the Recreation after a three-wicket haul.