'I'm an Indian and will always bleed blue', says Yuvraj Singh after backlash over appeal to help Shahid Afridi's foundation
This comes after Yuvi had said, "The people are in pain. Many aren't getting proper food as well. Like Harbhajan said, the SA Foundation in Pakistan is doing a tremendous job in helping the poor people. My foundation, YouWeCan is also associated with the cause."Apr 01, 2020, 17:33 PM IST
Both the Indian cricketers Yuvraj and Harbhajan Singh have been involved in a controversy over Shahid Afridi, who runs the Shahid Afridi Foundation. Both have appealed to the public to donate in the foundation in this crisis of coronavirusApr 01, 2020, 13:08 PM IST
After being nominated by Harbhajan, Yuvi said in the video,"Harbhajan Singh has nominated me to make this video. It's important to be together at this time. The governments of all countries are working to fight against coronavirus."Mar 31, 2020, 23:53 PM IST
Afridi, who bid adieu to international cricket at the Lord's cricket stadium on May 31, 2018, appeared in a total of 27 Tests, 398 ODIs and 99 T20Is for Pakistan during his illustrious career.Feb 15, 2020, 10:55 AM IST
The two countries run into each other occasionally in ICC tournaments but have not played a bilateral series since 2013. They last played a Test series in 2008.Feb 11, 2020, 20:32 PM IST
In the video, Afridi is asked by a host if he ever broke a TV in his home, to which he replies: "I smashed my TV once, because of my wife. These daily soaps on Star Plus were quite popular then.
By achieving the landmark in his 354th international match across formats, Rohit also became the fastest batsman to reach the mark.Dec 11, 2019, 20:15 PM IST
Rohit Sharma, 32, is just one six away from entering the 400-sixes club in international cricket and become the first Indian to achieve this milestone.Dec 04, 2019, 16:06 PM IST
The 2019 T20 League, which will serve as the third edition of the tournament, is slated to take place from November 14.Sep 23, 2019, 14:27 PM IST
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) recently retained Sarfaraz as the captain in the 50-over format and appointed Babar Azam as skipper in T20Is.Sep 20, 2019, 15:51 PM IST
Malinga achieved the feat in Sri Lanka`s first T20I match of the three-match series against New Zealand.Sep 01, 2019, 23:01 PM IST
Most nations have clearly stated that Kashmir is an internal matter for India.Aug 24, 2019, 00:18 AM IST
Earlier, former Pakistani skipper Shahid Afridi had also slammed the UN for its silence on the matter and sought the intervention of the world body.Aug 12, 2019, 18:20 PM IST
On Monday, Union Home Minister Amit Shah moved the resolution on Article 370 and a separate bill to bifurcate the state into two separate union territories of Jammu & Kashmir, and Ladakh.Aug 06, 2019, 14:30 PM IST
World Cup 2019: Gautam Gambhir asks India to boycott World Cup tie against Pakistan; Shahid Afridi lashes out
ICC CWC 2019: India are scheduled to face Pakistan in the group stage of the World Cup 2019 in Manchester on June 16.May 27, 2019, 16:14 PM IST
Recalling an incident, Akhtar said Afridi was once told to return home from a camp in Abbottabad after exchanging words with the then team manager Talat Ali.May 09, 2019, 23:10 PM IST
Afridi, known for his power-hitting, has revealed that he was actually 19 years old (21, going by his autobiography 'Game Changer') when he produced a 37-ball 100 in Nairobi in 1996-97 and not 16 as has been recorded officially.May 09, 2019, 23:02 PM IST
Farhat, who played 40 Tests and 58 ODIs for Pakistan, also urged the cricketers who have been named and shamed in Afridi`s book to "speak up and tell the truth".
Afridi has revealed in his autobiography `Game Changer` that he was aware of the malpractices by teammates Salman Butt, Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif before the 2010 spot-fixing scandal broke out.
Afridi elaborates how he tried to alert the Pakistan team officials about conversations, but no action was taken.May 04, 2019, 17:38 PM IST