Lahore, July 5
Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi mentioned that he has all the time loved enjoying in opposition to India and that he nonetheless stands by what he mentioned in 2016 about receiving extra love in India than he did again in Pakistan.
“I have always enjoyed India. We’ve beaten them pretty comprehensively quite a few times. I believe we’ve beaten them so much that they used to ask us for forgiveness after the match,” he mentioned on the Cric Cast present on YouTube.
Afridi was captain of the Pakistan facet that got here to India for the 2016 T20 World Cup. He had mentioned then that the workforce had acquired extra love then than they in all probability ever did even in Pakistan.
His current feedback on Kashmir and his disagreement with former India batsman Gautam Gambhir has led to a big souring of the connection between him and Indian followers however Afridi mentioned that he stands by what he mentioned then.
“I stand by what I said in 2016, that I have got more love in India than from any other country. Back then I had gone there as a captain and hence as an ambassador of Pakistan,” he mentioned.
“I enjoyed a lot playing against India and Australia, you have more pressure. They are good teams, big teams. Going and performing in their conditions is the big thing.” Afridi additionally mentioned that his 141 that he scored within the 1999 Chennai Test was his favorite knock. “My most memorable innings was the 141 against India, that too in India. I was not going on that trip; they were not taking me. Wasim bhai (Akram) and the chief selector that time supported me a lot. It was a very difficult tour and that inning was very important,” Afridi mentioned. IANS