Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria has come in assist of India cricketers Gautam Gambhir, Harbhajan Singh, Yuvraj Singh and Suresh Raina. Kaneria lashed out at former Pakistan captain Shahid Afirid for his speech towards India in which he focused the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi not too long ago in his go to to Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK).
Kaneria who is serving a life-ban for his involvement in spot-fixing in England’s County cricket stated Afridi ought to assume earlier than he speaks.
“Shahid Afridi should think before speaking on any matter. If he wants to join politics then he should quit all ties with cricket. It is important to stay away from cricket if you are speaking like a politician. Speeches like these create a negative image of Pakistan cricket not only in India but also around the world,” Kaneria advised India TV.
The leg-spinner, who has represented Pakistan in 61 Tests and 18 ODIs choosing 261 and 15 wickets respectively, stated at one hand Afridi took the assistance of Indian cricketers Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh however on the opposite, he ended up saying toxic issues about their nation and their PM.
“He appealed for help from them and after getting the help you end up saying things about their country and PM. What sort of friendship is this?” questioned Kaneria.
It all began when Afridi made controversial remarks towards India and Prime Minister Narendra Modi throughout his current go to to Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK).
Kaneria, who solely the second Hindu cricketer after his uncle to play for Pakistan, nonetheless, sounded optimistic concerning the return of bilateral cricketing ties between India and Pakistan.
“Cricketing ties between the 2 nations ought to resume. India and Pakistan have some political pressure between them, which the federal government of each nations ought to resolve with dialogue in order that cricket can return.