An offended Harbhajan Singh known as Shahid Afridi unworthy of his friendship, whereas Yuvraj Singh regretted his name for help to the Pakistani participant’s charity, each former India gamers expressing disappointment at his anti-India feedback.
Present Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan additionally condemned the previous Pakistan allrounder.
Afridi had accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of committing non secular atrocities in India in a video that has gone viral on social media.
Final month, Harbhajan and Yuvraj had posted movies in assist of ‘Shahid Afridi Basis’ which was elevating funds for the underprivileged affected by COVID-19 pandemic.
“It was Afridi who requested me and Yuvi to do a video in assist of his basis because the unfold of pandemic would not see faith or borders. However then he would again and again make anti-India feedback,” Harbhajan informed PTI on Sunday.
“I really feel horrible that I even known as him a good friend. He’s not a worthy human being who will be known as a good friend. I’m achieved with calling Afridi a good friend,” he added.
Yuvraj echoed the sentiment in a tweet.
Sure NEVER AGAIN it doesn’t matter what https://t.co/PZBWAEoloR
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) Could 17, 2020
“Actually upset by @SAfridiOfficial’s feedback on our Hon’b PM @narendramodi ji. As a accountable Indian who has performed for the nation, I’ll by no means settle for such phrases. I made an attraction in your behest for the sake of humanity. However by no means once more,” he stated.
Does he really feel that supporting Afridi’s NGO was an error of judgement contemplating the sensititive nature of Indo-Pak relationship, Harbhajan replied: “The intention was to assist an excellent trigger. However then I hear him make unsavoury statements about my nation. Right here I attempt to assist you regardless of being viciously trolled and you then present your class.”
Requested if the trolling affected him, Harbbhajan stated “No, I will not say it affected me as a result of these are individuals who do not matter in my life. I do know the sort of particular person I’m. I needn’t show my love for my nation.”
“Sure, I perceive one level. Had this been a charity for Wasim Akram and had I posted a video supporting him, I would not have been criticised or trolled. As a result of, Akram by no means insulted my nation. “So nobody would have bothered. However here’s a particular person, who requested for assist for a trigger after which lectures us on our nation speaks extra about him than me.”
Does he need Afridi to know his opinion on the latest feedback, Harbhajan stated: “Jis gali jaana hello nahin uske naked mein sochna hello kyun (if I’m not going to tread that path, why ought to I even hassle serious about it).” Dhawan additionally took to Twitter to vent his anger and wrote:
Is waqt jab saari duniya corona se lad rahi hai us waqt bhi tumko kashmir ki padi hai. Kashmir humara tha humare hai aur humara hello rahega. Chaiyeh 22 crore le ao, humara ek, sava lakh ke barabar hai . Baaki ginti apne aap kar lena @SAfridiOfficial — Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) Could 17, 2020