A video of Afridi scowling at Naveen ul Haq went viral on social media, after the Galle Gladiators misplaced their Lankan Premier League 2020 conflict on Monday.
As the 2 groups shook palms and Naveen got here as much as Afridi, the Gladiators skipper had an offended expression on his face and exchanged some phrases with him.
My advise to the younger participant was easy, play the sport and do not take pleasure in abusive discuss. I’ve buddies in Afghanistan crew and we now have very cordial relations. Respect for teammates and opponents is the essential spirit of the sport. https://t.co/LlVzsfHDEQ
— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) December 1, 2020
That trade got here after Naveen ul Haq and quick bowler Mohammad Amir exchanged harsh phrases on the sector.
Taking to Twitter, Afridi revealed he advised Naveen to “play the game and don’t indulge in abusive talk”.
“My advice to the young player was simple, play the game and don’t indulge in abusive talk. I have friends in Afghanistan team and we have very cordial relations. Respect for teammates and opponents is the basic spirit of the game,” Afridi revealed on Twitter.
Quick bowler Mohammad Amir threw his weight behind Afridi, telling him he was proper.
It’s good to know that Afridi had sound recommendation to offer to the younger cricketer.