The former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir and former Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi, both the cricketers shared an intense cricket rivalry during their playing days. Though, both the cricketers have retired from the game, but their rivalry is still on. Both the cricketers are often seen slamming each other on social media.
On Sunday, Gautam Gambhir lashed out on Shahid Afridi for insulting PM Modi. Well, as per a video clip reported by ABP news, which has now gone viral, Shahid Afridi can be heard insulting the Indian army and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Shahid Afridi can be heard saying that PM Modi has a bigger ‘disease’ in his mind than the Coronavirus.
“I am in your beautiful village, I am very delighted. I was planning to visit you all for a long time. The world is currently infected by such a big disease. But the bigger disease is in Modi’s mind,”
Furthermore, Shahid Afridi can be heard thanking the people for supporting him. He had said:
“I would like to request PCB to introduce a team from Kashmir in next season. I wish to play my last PSL season from Kashmir team, in fact as their captain. I’ve been deeply humbled by all the love shown to me by the people of Kashmir. I hope they will support me at their full if I play for them in PSL,”
He also took to his twitter and shared a tweet regarding the issue of Kashmir. He wrote:
“It does not take a religious belief to feel the agony of Kashmiris..just a right heart at the right place. #SaveKashmir“
Here, check out the Tweet:
It does not take a religious belief to feel the agony of Kashmiris..just a right heart at the right place. #SaveKashmir
— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) May 15, 2020
Now, Gautam Gambhir on Sunday hit back at Shahid Afridi over his recently reported remarks against India Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He took to his twitter and slammed Shahid Afridi and labeled him as a ‘joker’. He wrote:
@SAfridiOfficial. Yet begging for Kashmir for 70 yrs. Jokers like Afridi, Imran & Bajwa can spew venom against India & PM @narendramodi ji to fool Pak ppl but won’t get Kashmir till judgment day! Remember Bangladesh?”
Here, check out the tweet of Gautam Gambhir:
Pak has 7 lakh force backed by 20 Cr ppl says 16 yr old man @SAfridiOfficial. Yet begging for Kashmir for 70 yrs. Jokers like Afridi, Imran & Bajwa can spew venom against India & PM @narendramodi ji to fool Pak ppl but won’t get Kashmir till judgment day! Remember Bangladesh?
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) May 17, 2020
His tweet was soon flooded with reactions from Twitterati, who hailed him for taking a stand against Afridi. Here, check out the reactions of Twitterati on this:
Sir please say something about your colleagues @YUVSTRONG12 and @harbhajan_singh also who were asking the Indians to donate to Shahid Afridi’s foundation on “humanitarian” grounds. ??
— THE SKIN DOCTOR (@theskindoctor13) May 17, 2020
Je baat Gauti bhai ???
— R A T N I S H (@LoyalSachinFan) May 17, 2020
That’s why I love this man !
Common @harbhajan_singh Yuvraj Singh learn from this man !
If u r supporting an anti national fund collector like Shahid Afridi then in which category u guys r coming ?
Shame on u @harbhajan_singh and Yuvraj Singh !
— Baingan Bharta (@drinkingSkills) May 17, 2020