Shoaib Akhtar Feels Rohit Sharma Is Inzamam Ul Haq Of India
By CricShots - Oct 22, 2021 1:46 pm
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Former Pakistan pacer, Shoaib Akhtar has high praise of the Indian cricket team, saying that cricket fans in Pakistan are fond of certain batters from the men in blue. Akhtar revealed how people of Pakistan appreciate Indian cricket for the kind of performances it is dishing out and the players it is producing while mentioning that the population admires Virat Kohli and another Indian batter, whom they, in fact, consider greater than the Indian skipper himself.

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Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma

During a recent chat with Zee News, Shoaib Akhtar said, “Today, there are no Pakistanis who say that India does not have a good team. They consider Virat Kohli is a great player and Rohit Sharma even greater. People here in Pakistan say, ‘he is the Inzamam-Ul-Haq of India’. People appreciate Rishabh Pant, for the way he had played in Australia. Then there is Suryakumar Yadav. He is being appreciated too. So, Pakistan holds a very good narrative about India.”

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Shoaib Akhtar has often been seen talking about the India-Pakistan cricket and the former Pakistan pacer cleared the air, saying he makes it a point to make ‘balanced’ comments. He also considers himself fortunate for receiving love from so many Indian fans.

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Shoaib Akhtar 

Shoaib Akhar elaborated, “If you look at my videos, they are not on the ground of hate. I believe that as a former cricketer, a brand ambassador, and a human being, that my comments should be balanced. People say that the comments I make is to make money. That is not true. I have so many fans in India. I am a lucky Pakistani who Indians love so much. There is no doubt about that. I don’t want to hurt their sentiments or mine.”

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India and Pakistan will be commencing their T20 World Cup campaign on October 24 when they will be locking horns with each other at the Dubai International Stadium.