Indian captain Rohit Sharma and Pakistani captain Babar Azam may be trying to play the match between India and Pakistan like a normal match, but it is not happening. Even before the match, words have started running between the former cricketers of both the countries. After the injury of Shaheen Afridi, Pakistan legend Waqar Younis targeted the Indian team in his Twitter post. After the post Irfan Pathan gave him the befitting reply.
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Wawar targeted Indian team
Former Pakistani fast bowler Waqar looked more worried about Shaheen’s absence against India in the first match of the Asia Cup 2022. He said that Indian top order batsmen will take a sigh of relief. Waqar wrote that Indian top order batsmen have got a big relief due to Shaheen’s injury. Sadly, we won’t see him in the AsiaCup2022. Coming back soon champion.
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Irfan pathan’s reply receives applause from Indian Fans
In response to Waqar’s post, Irfan tweeted on Sunday, writing, ‘It is a relief for other teams that Bumrah and Harshal are not playing in this Asia Cup. Clearly he was not in the mood to tolerate any words from a Pakistani player. His reply is now going viral on the Internet and fans are saying that his response is 100% apt.
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Shaheen, Harshal and Bumrah ruled out of Asia cup
Harshal and Bumrah are not included in the Indian team. Both will not be able to play in the Asia Cup tournament due to injury. The Indian pace attack consists of Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Avesh Khan and Arshdeep Singh, while Deepak Chahar has been included in the squad as a stand-by.
Shaheen suffered a knee injury during the Sri Lanka Test series and has been ruled out of the entire Asia Cup tournament and the T20I series against England. Shaheen was instrumental in Pakistan’s historic 10-wicket win against India in the 2021 T20 World Cup, where he dismissed openers KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma, including Virat Kohli, in the first three overs.