Shahid Afridi tweets twice on Kashmir, gets hit for six by Gautam Gambhir

Afridi retired from international cricket in 2017 and played 27 Tests, 398 ODIs and 98 T20Is for Pakistan. 

Shahid Afridi tweets twice on Kashmir, gets hit for six by Gautam Gambhir
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New Delhi: Former Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi on Tuesday, after raking up the 'Kashmir issue' in a tweet, again took to the social media and posted - "We respect all. And this is an example of a sportsman. But when it comes to human rights we expect the same for our innocent Kashmiris."

In an earlier tweet, he had said, "Appalling and worrisome situation ongoing in the 'Indian Occupied Kashmir'. Innocents being shot down by oppressive regime to clamp voice of self -determination and independence. Wonder where are the UN and other international bodies and why aren't they making efforts to stop this bloodshed?"

Afridi's second tweet was probably in response to the backlash that he received for the first post where he was roasted by the Indians on social media.

Also, Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir on Tuesday trolled the former Pakistan cricket captain for pitching for 'self-determination and independence' of the Kashmir Valley. 

"What is there to say on Afridi's tweet on our Kashmir and UN. Afridi is only looking for UN which in his retarded dictionary means under nineteen - his age bracket. Afridi is celebrating a dismissal of a no ball," the former Kolkata Knight Riders captain tweeted.

This is not the first time that Afridi has raised the 'issue of Kashmir'. During the World Twenty20 match against Australia in Mohali in March 2016, he had thanked 'fans from Kashmir' for supporting Pakistan.

“I want to thank people who came and supported us from Pakistan and Kashmir," he had said in the post-match presentation in Kolkata.

Afridi retired from international cricket in 2017 and played 27 Tests, 398 ODIs and 98 T20Is for Pakistan. He also led his country in the ICC World Cup 2011.

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