Afridi takes dig at Javed Miandad says ‘my statement was meant for educated people’


Pakistan’s T20 captain Shahid Afridi on Friday took a dig at his criticis by saying that his earlier comments on being loved more in India was meant for educated people.

He said, “Ye mera bayan jo tha vo padhe likhe logon ke liye tha (My earlier statement was meant for educated people.)”

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Afridi made this comment while interacting with media after his side lost to Australia by 21 runs and crashed out of the tournament.

Afridi’s comments that he felt more loved in India than even Pakistan had come for severe criticism in a section in Pakistan with former cricketers such as Javed Miandad had slammed him for saying so.

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Speak on Aaj TV, Miandad had said, “These cricketers should be ashamed of themselves for saying such a thing. Shame on you.”

On reports of his possible retirement, Afridi said that he hadn’t made up his mind yet and will do so in ‘next 4-5 days’ after returning to Pakistan.”

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He said, “When I go back in the first 4-5 days I will decide(retirement). I will announce it in my country. I have enjoyed my captaincy.”



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