New Delhi. Pakistan team has been eliminated from the World Cup. Former cricketers never tire of criticizing the Pakistan Cricket Board, Babar Azam and the team management. Abdul Razak also recently criticized the PCB and made embarrassing comments on Indian actress Aishwarya Rai. After which she started getting trolled everywhere. Many former Pakistani cricketers have reprimanded Razak himself for this statement. He also asked to apologize.
Shoaib Akhtar tweeted, “I condemn the inappropriate joke/comparison made by Razak. No woman should be insulted like this. Instead of laughing and clapping, the people sitting next to him should have immediately raised their voices.
Apart from this, veteran cricketer Mohammad Yusuf also scolded Razak. He tweeted, “Being a cricketer, I feel bad that Abdul Razak commented on the Indian actress while talking to the media. I hope he is ashamed of what he said and apologizes.
Great bowler Waqar Younis retweeted a video and wrote, “Just saw this statement by Razak and I am very disappointed. I condemn his shameful behavior.
Shahid Afridi said during an interview on Sam TV, “When I went home, I watched this clip in its entirety. At first I didn’t understand what he was saying. “After watching the clip, I texted Razak and asked him to apologize.” Let us tell you when Razak made this statement. Afridi was sitting next to him and smiling.
What did Razak say?
Abdul Razak said during an event after Pakistan’s exit from the World Cup, “When I played under the captaincy of Younis Khan, his intentions were very good. He understood things. If they want me to perform well, I will perform well on the field. It is not our intention to polish the players well these days. If you want me to marry Aishwarya Rai and have a noble and good child, then this can never happen.
However, Abdul Razak apologized for this. He said that he said that I was giving an example related to cricket, I was only talking about cricket but on the slip of my tongue I mentioned Aishwarya Rai’s name.
First published: November 15, 2023, 09:11 IST