The inaugural version of the Lanka Premier League is grabbing various headlines. From Andre Russell’s 19-ball 65 to the return of a number of former stars onto the cricket subject. Talking about catching the eyeballs and never speaking about Shahid Afridi shall be sheer injustice to the mercurial Pakistani’s notorious temperament.
In a current Lanka Premier League recreation between Galle Gladiators’ skipper, Afridi, was seen uttering expletives in direction of Kandy Tuskers’ Afghani all-rounder Naveen-ul-Haq put up the sport – when the 2 sides were shaking arms.
The video of the viral incident may be seen right here, shared by a Twitter consumer. Look at the top to see Afridi’s outburst.
Exchange of laborious phrases of Shahid Afridi, M Amir with Naveen. pic.twitter.com/6H5rD27fgb
— Ahmer Najeeb (@AhmerNajeeb) November 30, 2020
It had all began when the match completed, Kandy Tuskers profitable the sport by 25 runs. Kandy Tuskers had posted 196 on the board and Galle might solely handle 171/7 in reply. After the ultimate over of the sport was accomplished by Tuskers’ Naveen-ul-Haq – he engaged in a disagreement with Galle batsman Mohammad Amir.
The trade of phrases was a heated argument and gamers from each the perimeters needed to intervene to chill issues down. Even within the 18th Over, bowled by Naveen, there was an argument between the 2 after Amir had hit a 4 towards him.
When the gamers were shaking arms, Afridi, thus reminded Naveen, nonetheless solely 21, to know his limits. The undeniable fact that the teenager, who has solely performed 9 worldwide video games for Afghanistan, was arguing with the seasoned Amir, didn’t go down nicely with Afridi.
Several Twitter customers acknowledged Afridi’s anger and supported him for his outburst. They additionally reminded Naveen that Afridi was already scoring worldwide tons of before he was even born.
Things getting heated at the top of the Kandy Tuskers and Galle Gladiators Lanka Premier League match between Shahid Afridi and Afghanistan’s 21 year-old Naveen-ul-Haq. “Son I was scoring 100s in international cricket before you were born” #LPL2020 #Cricket pic.twitter.com/eDfg1ecSi2
— Saj Sadiq (@Saj_PakPassion) November 30, 2020
— NazAkat ManHas (@NazakatManhas24) December 1, 2020
The 40-year-old Afridi, whereas having retired from International cricket – continues to play for varied T20 franchises throughout the globe, the place he stays a serious draw for the followers. He was not too long ago within the information for lacking his flight for Colombo for this T20 event.
Whatever is likely to be the case, Afridi or ‘Lala’ as he’s fondly known as, stays probably the most entertaining gamers to observe on this a lot cherished recreation.