Fans React After Waqar Younis Issued An Apology For His Insensitive Remarks

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Former Pakistan pacer Waqar Younis has been receiving flak from angry fans on social media, because of his communal rant after the recently-held India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup match on Sunday. His insensitive and nonsensical remarks didn’t go down well with the fans.

For the unversed, following India’s defeat, during a talk show, Waqar Younis made an insensitive statement. He said: “Mohammad Rizwan offering namaz in front of Hindus was very very special for me”.

His statement centered around Pakistan opener Mohammad Rizwan offering namaz during the drinks break in India vs Pakistan clash. In no time, the objectionable remark had created a stir on social media. From fans, pundits, and former cricketers, everyone took to their Twitter to slam the former Pakistani pacer for trying to create a rift with his insensitive statement.

After receiving a lot of backlash on social media, Waqar Younis has finally issued an apology, where he claimed that those words came out of his mouth in the heat of the moment. He wrote:

“In the heat of the moment, I said something which I did not mean which has hurt the sentiments of many. I apologise for this, this was not intended at all, genuine mistake. Sports unites people regardless of race, colour or religion. #apologies,”

Here, check out the Tweet:

Meanwhile, the tweet went viral in no time and was flooded with mixed reactions from the fans. While there were many who were ready to make peace with the apology, on the other hand, many users slammed him for crossing his line in the head of the moment.

Here, check out the reactions of Twitterati on this: