Twitterverse slams Shoaib Akhtar for 'don of cricket' comment

NEW DELHI: There is not any denying the fact that former Pakistan player Shoaib Akhtar has been one of the most quickest and fiercest bowlers in international cricket. But his post on social media on Saturday the place he called himself 'don of cricket' has not long gone down well with netizens.

Akhtar took to Twitter to take a potshot on the batsmen who've been sufferers of his deadly bowling posting "Don of cricket as they called me but never enjoyed hurting people, but I must say when I was out there I just ran in for the love of my country & for the people around the world."

People on Twitter immediately reminded the Pakistan bowler that he was once taken to the cleaners by means of Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar all through his 75-ball 98 run knock on the 2003 World Cup fit in South Africa which India received by means of six wickets.

Akhtar, also known as the 'Rawalpindi Express', made his Test debut in opposition to West Indies in 1997, taking part in his maiden ODI in opposition to Zimbabwe in 1998. He nonetheless holds the report of bowling the quickest supply ever within the historical past of the sport, clocking 161.3 KMPH with a supply in opposition to England in a 2003 ICC World Cup fit.

The right-arm pacer took 178 wickets in Test Cricket, with best figures of 6/11. He also has 247 wickets to his identify in ODIs. He also featured in 15 T20I matches for Pakistan in which he claimed 19 wickets.
Twitterverse slams Shoaib Akhtar for 'don of cricket' comment Twitterverse slams Shoaib Akhtar for 'don of cricket' comment Reviewed by kailash soni on October 08, 2018 Rating: 5
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