Azhar Ali & Fans Respond To Shoaib Akhtar Heaping Scorn

Iraj AnwarDigital News Editor

17th Jul, 2021. 07:02 pm

Recently, a statement by Shoaib Akhtar went viral that implied, since the Pakistan cricket team lacks stars, fans are reluctant to pay to watch them play at the stadium. This recent dig at the Pakistan team, sparked a fire among the current team members and fans both. The former captain of Pakistan national team, Azhar Ali came out to defend his fellow players through a wry tweet, which said “Then who did these fans come to watch exactly?” referring to the fans cheering at the game.

Infuriated twitteratis didn’t spare a second before jumping to Azhar’s defense, jeering at Shoaib Akhtar in Azhar’s response to the remarks.

Here are a few responses in support of Azhar Ali and team:

After silently watching Shoaib Akhtar’s mockery over Shaheen Shah Afridi’s performance and celebration over ‘a single wicket’, fans didn’t spare this one chance to retaliate on behalf of the cricketers. Many spoke against Shoaib Akhtar while the rest enjoyed the cold war.

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