Absolutely Vile And Disgusting Comments From Waqar Younis: Wasim Jaffer

Former Indian batsman Wasim Jaffer slammed Pakistan legendary bowler Waqar Younis for his distasteful comment.

India defeated Pakistan by 10 wickets on Sunday to register their first win against their neighbours in T20 World Cup in Dubai.

Mohammad Rizwan offering Namaz on the ground surrounded by Hindus was the best thing: Waqar Younis

During the match, Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan, who remained unbeaten on 79, happened to offer prayers on the field between drink breaks.

Waqar Younis, who resigned as Pakistan cricket team’s bowling coach along with head coach Misbah-ul-Haq last month, said he felt great that Rizwan did his Namaaz in front of many ‘Hindus’ was a great moment to watch.

“The manner in which Babar and Rizwan batted, the strike-rotation, the look on their faces, it was amazing. The best thing, what Rizwan did, Mashallah, he offered the Namaz on the ground surrounded by Hindus, that was really something very special for me,” said Waqar on ARY News.

Waqar Younis Says Mohammad Rizwan Doing Namaz Infront Of Hindus Was Best Thing After India vs Pakistan Match. Photo- Twitter

Indian sports commentator Harsha Bhogle did not seemed happy with the former Pakistan pacer’s comment and seeked an apology from him.

“For a person of Waqar Younis’ stature to say that watching Rizwan offering namaz in front of Hindus was very special to him, is one of the most disappointing things I have heard. A lot of us try hard to play such things down and talk up sport and to hear this is terrible,” bhogle wrote on his social media handles.

Absolutely vile and disgusting comments from Waqar Younis: Wasim Jaffer

Now Wasim Jaffer has joined the chain of former cricketers like Venkatesh Prasad and Aakash Chopra to criticise Waqar Younis on his controversial remarks.

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Wasim jaffer[photo:cricfit]

“Absolutely vile and disgusting comments from Waqar Younis #Shameful,” Wasim  tweeted.

Earlier this morning, Waqar Younis issued a sincere apology on Twitter and said that he never meant it that way.

“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 🙏🏻,” Waqar Younis tweeted.

Meanwhile, Pakistan recorded their win against New Zealand on Tuesday by five wickets at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

Also Read: “Takes Jihadi Mindset” Venkatesh Prasad Slams Shameless Waqar Younis Over His Mohammad Rizwan-Namaz Statement

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