Waqar Younis Apologizes For “Namaz” Remark during IND vs PAK

Waqar Younis Apologizes For
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Former Pakistan cricketer Waqar Younis has recently made a controversial statement while speaking to a TV network in Pakistan. And his statements were viral on Social media and many supporters and cricket experts have slammed Younis for his remarks.

During the India-Pak match Pakistan opener, Mohammad Rizwan offered “NAMAZ” during the drinks break in the game against India and His words on this incident did not go down well with fans across the sub-continent.

In that interview he said – “Sabse acchhi baat jo Rizwan ne ki. Usne ground mein khade hoke Naamaz padhi, Hinduon ke beech mein….So that was really something very very special for me. (The best thing was what [Mohammad] Rizwan did. He offered Namaz prayers in the middle of the ground, in front of Hindus).”

He has later apologized on Twitter by saying he had made the comment “in the heat of the moment” and termed it as a “genuine mistake”.

Younis has tweeted stating – “In the heat of the moment, I said something which I did not mean which has hurt the sentiments of many. I apologise for this, this was not intended at all, genuine mistake. Sports unites people regardless of race, colour or religion. #apologies,”

And responding on this issue, former Indian opener  Wasim Jaffer said – “Absolutely vile and disgusting comments from Waqar Younis. #Shameful,”

And Even Harsha Bhogle has tweeted stating – “You would think that cricketers, as ambassadors of our game, would be a little more responsible. I am sure there will be an apology on the way from Waqar. We need to unite the cricket world, not divide it by religion,”

Under the leadership of Babar Azam, Pakistan has finally won their very first game in World Cup history, they have defeated India in T20 WC. The implementation of plans by the Men in Green were on point. Mohammad Rizwan & Shaheen Afridi, in addition to Babar, were the motivating factors behind this historic victory.

Pakistan did not lose a single wicket throughout the attempt, demonstrating their dominance over the opposition. They went over the line with 13 balls to go in the end, with Rizwan unbroken on 79 and Babar also contributing with his 68* as they thrashed India by 10 wickets.

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