After the Afghan team’s poor performance in their T20 World Cup encounter two days ago. Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar remarked on Friday. That 90 percent of people believe the India-Afghanistan match was “fixed.”
The former pacer made his remarks on Geo News’ “Jashn-e-Cricket,” as social media erupted. With claims and memes claiming the match was rigged.
The Indian openers performed admirably and set a massive 211-run goal for Afghanistan. In response, the opposition could only manage 144 for the loss of seven wickets in 20 overs.
Many cricketers and sports fans believe the Afghan side did not play to their full ability. And the former Pakistani bowler echoed such comments.
When asked about his thoughts on the show. Akhtar stated that Pakistanis wanted to see India in the T20 World Cup final. After the Men In Blue thrashed Scotland, boosting their prospects of reaching the tournament’s semi-finals.
He Said “We will crush India again in the finals,.
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In response to a question about his on-air spat. With PTV Sports presenter Dr Nauman Niaz, Akhtar claimed that. According to his nature, he had resolved not to get into a fight.
the former pacer said “I decided not to say anything on the show as my mother is aged […] I want to please Allah and Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), not people,”
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Following the occasion, Shoaib Akhtar thanked his followers for their support. And added that he had “left Dr Nauman and the state broadcaster on the same night”.
“My sister had asked me to leave the show,” he added.