Gautam Gambhir calls Shahid Afridi ‘liar’, ‘traitor’, reminds him of one record
By: Sports Desk |

Updated: April 18, 2020 6:23:08 pm


Gautam Gambhir and Shahid Afridi face off throughout an India vs Pakistan match in Kanpur (File Photo/AP)

Former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir continued his battle of phrases with Shahid Afridi on Saturday, calling him a ‘liar’, ‘traitor’ and an ‘opportunist’.

“Someone who doesn’t remember his age how will he remember my records!OK Shahid Afridi, let me remind u one: 2007 T20 WC final, Ind Vs Pak Gambhir 75 off 54 balls Vs Afridi 0 off 1 ball. Most imp: We won the Cup. And yes, I’ve attitude towards liars, traitors & opportunists,” Gambhir’s tweet stated.

Gambhir’s response appears to stem from how Afridi describes him in one particular passage in his memoir, the place he stated Gambhir had an ‘attitude problem’ with out having any nice information.

“(Gautam Gambhir) and his attitude problem. He, who has no personality. He, who is barely a character in the great scheme of cricket. He, who has no great records, just a lot of attitude. He, who behaves like he’s a cross between Don Bradman and James Bond,” Afridi wrote.

On Saturday, Gambhir pointed to one record he does take pleasure in over Afridi – their particular person performances within the 2007 T20 World Cup last, which India had gained underneath MS Dhoni’s captaincy.

Gambhir additionally took a jibe at Afridi over his age – a long-standing mystery which had additionally been lastly cleared by means of Afridi’s guide final 12 months.

Even although it was Irfan Pathan who had been named Man of the Match within the 2007 last, it had been Gambhir’s 75 at the top of the order which had taken India to a commanding whole, earlier than Misbah ul Haq was undone by Joginder Sharma in a last-over face-off.

Gambhir had lashed out at Afridi when the guide had been printed final 12 months as nicely, saying in a sarcastic tweet then that he would take him to a psychiatrist. “I am sure he will sell his book better. Shahid afridi is 16 mentally,”  he had stated then.

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