Calling Shahid Afridi a ‘joker’, former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir reacted to his comments on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Kashmir on Sunday. Gambhir also said that Afridi is fooling the people of Pakistan with his comments. He also said that Pakistan will never get Kashmir. Also Read - Manoj Tiwary's Wife Susmita Roy Slams Batsman's Critics on Instagram | SEE POST
Gambhir took to Twitter and wrote: “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?” Also Read - Waqar Younis' Interesting Suggestion to Shahid Afridi and Gautam Gambhir
Earlier, Afridi, who was in Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (POK) to help the locals fight coronavirus, was heard saying “the world is infected by a deadly disease, but what’s more dangerous is in Modi’s heart and mind.” Also Read - Happy Birthday Dinesh Karthik: Wishes Pour in as KKR Skipper Turns 35
Both former cricketers have been engaged in a long-running war of words on topics ranging from politics to their own respective careers in cricket. It was ignited by Afridi”s scathing remarks with respect to Gambhir in his autobiography.
A quote from the book emerged recently in which Afridi said that Gambhir is ”barely a character in the great scheme of cricket” and he ”behaves like he”s a cross between Don Bradman and James Bond.” Afridi also said that Gambhir ”has no great records.”
“Someone who doesn’t remember his age how will he remember my records! ok. Shahid Afridi let me remind you one: 2007 T20 WC final, Ind vs Pak Gambhir 75 off 54 balls vs Afridi 0 off 1 ball. Most important: We won the Cup. And yes, I’ve attitude towards liars, traitors & opportunists,” Gambhir tweeted in reply.