Monday, March 27, 2023

    The Twitter banter between Harbhajan Singh and Shoaib Akhtar before India Pakistan T20 World Cup!

    Harbhajan and Shoaib are very well-known players! They have faced each other numerous times on the field during their playing days. Also, it is a true fact that both the players have a huge fan following. Well, all the cricket fans have been waiting impatiently for the upcoming India- Pakistan match and surely many eyes will be watching it. Shoaib Akhtar is famous for ruffling quite a few feathers during his playing days. In fact, Akhtar holds the record for the fastest delivery in international cricket. 

    Due to several Injuries and controversies, his career has faced many ups and downs but is also a player who is cherished by many of his fans. An integral part of Akhtar’s career as well. He also played for the Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League. Talking about the Rawalpindi Express, he had friendly banter with veteran spinner Harbhajan Singh and both the players are a part of the panel of analysts for the T20 World Cup. The World Cup is happening in Oman and the United Arab Emirates. Both the players had a conversation regarding their excitement prior to India’s game against Pakistan. 

    source = india

    The match is happening on Sunday, October 24 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Shoaib wrote, “With Mr., I know it all @harbhajan_singh in Dubai for a pre-discussion about the mother of all competitions.” In reply to his tweet, Harbhajan sent out an apt reply. He said “When u have 400 plus test wickets am sure you know more about cricket than someone with less than 200 wickets (sic),” on his official Twitter account and all of their fans went crazy.

    When u have 400 plus test wickets am sure you know more about cricket than someone with less than 200 wickets Harbhajan had the last form of international cricket during India’s campaign in the 2016 Asia Cup in Bangladesh. Still, he is indeed one of the greats of the game. He has also picked up over 400 wickets in Test cricket and picked up 269 wickets in ODI cricket. In total, he picked up more than 1300 wickets in his entire career across first-class, List A, and T20 cricket. Talking about India’s upcoming game against Pakistan it will have plenty of hype. 

    In their previous five meetings, India has come out trumps. The last time when the two teams met each other was back in the T20 World Cup 2016. In that game at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata, the Men in Blue secured victory after Virat Kohli’s half-century. They locked horns for the first time in T20Is back in 2007, and India won after the game went into a bowl-out. India also won against Pakistan in the final. It happened in Johannesburg in the same year.

    Swetha Sivakumar
    Swetha Sivakumar
    I am Swetha Sivakumar an Engineer who is obsessed with writing and keeping myself updated with latest and fun news to turn it into an article.

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