Just lately, stories emerged in Pakistan media, claiming that Babar and Shaheen have been engaged in a heated argument after the Males In Inexperienced have been eradicated from the Asia Cup 2023 following a defeat within the nail-biter Tremendous 4 recreation towards the Sri Lanka Nationwide Cricket Workforce.
As per BolNews, Babar misplaced his cool following the loss and he slammed his teammates within the dressing room for not performing effectively. Listening to this, Shaheen determined to interrupt and he requested the Pakistan captain to understand those that did effectively for the facet.
Babar Azam reportedly didn’t just like the interruption and mentioned ‘I do know who’s performing effectively’. This pressured Mohammad Rizwan and the pinnacle coach to interrupt and cease the argument between the duo.
“Household” – Shaheen Afridi Shares Photograph With Babar Azam On X
Shaheen Afridi has now subtly reacted to the rumors of his rift with Babar. He took to his official X deal with to share one among his footage with Babar with a particular “household” caption, seemingly indicating that issues are completely nice between them and that the stories of the verbal spat weren’t true.
Right here’s Shaheen’s Submit:
household ❤️ pic.twitter.com/VjKAFOTIE5
— Shaheen Shah Afridi (@iShaheenAfridi) September 19, 2023
Earlier, a senior Pakistan participant had additionally rubbished the stories of a rift between Babar and Shaheen. The participant mentioned (as quoted by Cricket Pakistan):
“The crew’s sole focus is on cricket, and we’re not involved concerning the critics. Dropping a match permits our critics to voice their opinions, however these are merely damaging speculations.”
“Within the crew assembly, everybody shared their ideas, however there is no such thing as a reality to the rumors of a verbal altercation or the teaching employees needing to intervene. Everybody left the assembly collectively, and lots of teammates traveled again to Pakistan on the identical flight,” he additional clarified.
In the meantime, Pakistan will probably be trying ahead to their subsequent task which would be the ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup 2023 marketing campaign in India. Reportedly, Pakistan are set to make some main modifications to their squad for the event with the likes of Imad Wasim and Hasan Ali anticipated to return.