In Might this 12 months, former Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi made controversial feedback in opposition to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Indian Military throughout a go to to Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK).
Afridi’s scathing remarks did meet a extreme backlash from all quarters of India. In truth, Harbhajan Singh and Yuvraj Singh, who prolonged assist to ‘The Shahid Afridi Basis’ in its battle in opposition to the coronavirus pandemic just some days again additionally lashed out on the ex-Pakistan skipper.
“That is very upsetting what Shahid Afridi has provide you with, speaking ailing about our nation and our Prime Minister. That is simply not acceptable. To be trustworthy, he (Afridi) requested us to make an enchantment for his charity. In good religion, we did it for humanity and for the individuals struggling because of the coronavirus. However this man is speaking ailing about our nation. All I’ve to say is now we have nothing to do with Shahid Afridi. He has no proper to talk ailing in opposition to our nation and he ought to keep in his nation and limits,” Harbhajan was quoted as saying to Sports activities Tak.
Yuvraj, then again, took to Twitter and wrote: “Actually disillusioned by @SAfridiOfficial’s feedback on our Hon’b PM @narendramodi ji. As a accountable Indian who has performed for the nation, I’ll by no means settle for such phrases. I made an enchantment in your behest for the sake of humanity. However by no means once more.”
Actually disillusioned by @SAfridiOfficial‘s feedback on our Hon’b PM @narendramodi ji. As a accountable Indian who has performed for the nation, I’ll by no means settle for such phrases. I made an enchantment in your behest for the sake of humanity. However by no means once more.
Jai Hind 🇮🇳
— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) May 17, 2020
And now, Afridi has reacted on Harbhajan and Yuvraj’s remarks in opposition to him, saying he ‘nonetheless have respect for each’.
On Wednesday (July 29), Afridi carried out a Q/A session on Twitter, whereby a fan requested him: “Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh have mentioned that we do not need any type of friendship with Shahid Afridi anymore. So what would you prefer to say about them?”
In reply, Afridi wrote: “We’ve previous and robust relations and I nonetheless have respect for each”.
We’ve previous and robust relations and I nonetheless have respect for each
— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) July 29, 2020
— to crickettimes.com