“He damaged relationship between India and Pakistan” – Shahid Afridi on Narendra Modi

Published 02/24/2020, 10:44 AM EST


Former Pakistan cricketer, Shahid Afridi, has come forward with his opinion regarding Indian politics. He believes that current Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, will not allow a match between the two countries.

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Shahid Afridi opens up about India-Pakistan relationship

“Till Modi is in power, I don’t think we will get any response from India. We have all, including Indians, understood the way Modi thinks. His thinking is inclined towards negativity.”

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The last time the two nations played a match was back in 2012. Since then, the relationship between Pakistan and India has taken a southward swirl. Except for the tournaments that include international participation, there are no series between the two nations.

“People from either side of the border want to travel to each other’s country. I don’t understand what Modi wants to do and what his agenda really is.”

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In fact, recently even Mooen Ali said that the Pakistan Super League is being hosted completely by Pakistan. This is a great sign of how far Pakistan cricket has come. This shows the initiative of the Pakistan Cricket Board Talks of the England team touring the nation are on-going.

Finally, Darren Sammy, has contributed heavily in this situation as well. Due to him, the Pakistan cricket fans are being able to watch their idols play live. Additionally, playing on Pakistan soil is a great way for players to understand the cricket craze that exists in Pakistan. On top that, Sammy praised Pakistan security as well. He is due for prestigious awards from Pakistan on March 23rd.

Coming back to Shahid Afridi’s statement, he added, “The Asia Cup should be held with both India and Pakistan in it. It’s time Pakistan and India sat together and sorted out their problems without involving any third country.”

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Related: PSL 2020: Moeen Ali Reveals England Will Soon Tour Pakistan

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