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Asia Cup 2023: Shoaib Akhtar brutally slams followers for “India mounted the sport” accusation



Regardless of crumbling with the bat, the Indian cricket staff secured a vital victory towards Sri Lanka in Tuesday’s Tremendous 4 stage of the Asia Cup 2023. The 41-run victory additionally cemented India’s spot within the Asia Cup ultimate.

The star-studded Indian batting lineup, which carried out exceptionally nicely towards Pakistan, bought bundled up for a mere 213 and appeared continually irritated in entrance of the Sri Lankan spin bowling, particularly Dunith Wellalage(5/40 and 42 not out), who emerged because the standout performer for Sri Lanka with ball and bat. Following the conflict, many followers messaged former Pakistani pacer Shoaib Akhtar on social media, saying that India intentionally mounted the match and tried to lose the match.

Nonetheless, Akhtar slammed the followers for his or her nonsense remarks on the epic encounter.

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I don’t know what you guys are doing: Shoaib Akhtar

Akhtar criticized the followers’ remarks however praised Sri Lanka’s preventing spirit. He additionally complimented Wellalage, who bagged his maiden five-wicket haul and Charith Assalanka (4/19) for his or her stellar bowling performances towards the dominating Indian batting line-up.

“I don’t know what you guys are doing. I get memes and messages saying ‘India have mounted the sport’, that they’re shedding intentionally to be able to get rid of Pakistan. Are you alright? They (Sri Lanka) are bowling their coronary heart out. Wellalalge and Asalanka bowled their coronary heart out. You noticed that 20-year-old child? He scored 43 runs and took 5 wickets. I get phonecalls from India and different nations, saying India have been shedding intentionally,” Akhtar stated in a video on his YouTube channel.

The 48-year-old praised Indian spinner Kuldeep Yadav, who took 4 essential wickets within the sport towards Sri Lanka and turned the tide in his staff’s favour. Akhtar questioned the followers why India would repair the match if the win may immediately seal their spot within the finals.

“Why would they lose, inform me? They wish to undergo to the ultimate. You find yourself making memes with none purpose. It was an incredible fightback from India. The best way Kuldeep performed, it was large. Take a look at Jasprit Bumrah, take a look at the struggle whereas defending a small whole,” Akhtar added.

Additionally READ: Asia Cup 2023 Final, Qualification Scenarios: Here’s how Sri Lanka or Pakistan can secure a spot for the summit clash against India

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