Azhar Ali posted a cryptic Tweet taking a delicate dig at Shoaib Akhtar’s feedback concerning the Pakistan nationwide workforce.
The 36-year-old tweeted:
Ye followers Kis ko dekhnain aye they? (Translation: Whom did the followers come to see?)
Azhar Ali connected an image with a bunch of Pakistani followers supporting the boys in inexperienced after their current 31-run win over England within the first T20I.
Mohammad Amir, who introduced his retirement from worldwide cricket final 12 months, additionally joined in on the enjoyable and replied to the batsman’s tweet.
Following Pakistan’s dismal show within the 3-match ODI collection in opposition to England, former quick bowler Shoaib Akhtar got here down closely on the nationwide workforce. The Rawalpindi Specific said the sport would by no means develop if the gamers stored producing such below-par performances.
“Crowd are coming to the bottom however after watching such performances, the fan following won’t ever develop. There is no such thing as a star to encourage the kids. Then how will you deliver the following Shoaib Akhtar, Shahid Afridi or Wasim Akram? It’s a must to construct model,” Akhtar had mentioned on his YouTube channel.
“England could have underestimated the Pakistan workforce”- Shoaib Akhtar modifications tune after Pakistan win the primary T20I
Shoaib Akhtar seemingly modified his tune after Pakistan got here up with an inspiring efficiency within the first T20I by placing up 231 runs on the board.
Following the win over England within the shortest format, Akhtar said that the hosts might need underestimated the Pakistan workforce, whereas branding the Males in Inexperienced as the most effective T20 groups on the earth.
Talking on his YouTube channel, the 45-year-old mentioned:
“England could have underestimated the Pakistan workforce. Perhaps they did not perceive that Pakistan is without doubt one of the finest T20 groups on the earth. It should not come as a shock if Pakistan wins the T20 World Cup this 12 months. England wants to understand that the World Cup goes to be within the UAE and it’s not going to be straightforward for them.”
The 2 groups will resume their rivalry within the second T20I tomorrow. The guests will hope that they’ll keep it up with the momentum they gained after profitable the primary T20I.