Shoaib Akhtar was trolled for praising team India & Rohit Sharma after team India defeated England in the 3rd T20 match to win the Three match series 2-1.
India had to chase a target of 199, opening the batting Rohit Sharma scored 100 of 56 to guide India to the series win on the other side Pakistan too defeated Australia in the tri-series final.
Akhtar tweeted this.
Pakistan beats Australia in a thriller & now in decider Hindustan beats England 🏴 comprehensively that goes to shows that subcontinent teams are so well equipped in shorter format ..
But outstanding innings by Rohit Sharma..
3 hundred in T20 is something else .
— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) July 8, 2018
This tweet angered Pakistani cricket fans as they felt he should have recognized Pakistan teams performance and also in particular Fakhar Zaman’s performance in the match.
Here are some of the fans tweets.
Goud main lay lay Rohit ko
— Ammar Ashraf (@AmmarAshraf) July 8, 2018
Sr Rohit ka name le sakta hi or fakhar zaman k nahi Q zara poch lo es former cricketer sey .
— faheem khan (@Faheemu85485360) July 8, 2018
No appreciation for Fakhar Zaman @shoaib100mph
— Zubi (@ZubiZubairamin) July 9, 2018
You should praise @FakharZamanLive I guess you didn’t see pak vs aus
— Ali Lodhra (@alylodhra) July 8, 2018