Wasim Akram has slammed Sikander Bakht for making ’embarrassing’ claims.© X (Twitter)
Staff India marched their means into the ultimate of the Cricket World Cup on Sunday, thrashing New Zealand by 70 runs within the first sem-final on the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Virat Kohli and Shreyas Iyer smashed centuries to put a robust basis for India because the hosts posted 397/4 after opting to bat. Mohammed Shami then bagged seven wickets as New Zealand have been bowled out for 327, regardless of Daryl Mitchell‘s spectacular 134 and Kane Williamson‘s 64. Because the cricket world praised the Indian group, former Pakistan cricketer Sikandar Bakht sparked an argument along with his weird declare in regards to the coin toss.
Throughout an look on Geo Information, Bakht claimed that India captain Rohit Sharma was intentionally throwing the coin far to win the toss.
“Shararat kar sakta hoon? Mai ek sawal kar raha hoon agar hum dikha sake toss ke waqt. Rohit Sharma jab toss karte hai vo dur fenkte hai aur dusra captain jaa ke kabhi nahi dekhta ki vo sahi usne name kiya (Can I be allowed just a little mischief? On the time of the toss, Rohit Sharma throws the coin removed from the vary of any opposition captain. Thus, the opposition captain can not go and cross-check in regards to the name),” Bakht was heard as saying on-air.
Nonetheless, former Pakistan captain and legendary pacer Wasim Akram put an finish to the controversy, slamming Bakht for making ’embarrassing’ claims.
“Who decides the place the coin ought to land? The mat is only for sponsorship! I really feel embarrassed. I can not even… I do not even need to touch upon it,” a fuming Akram mentioned on A Sports.
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“He’s mistaken, simply making a fuss. Each captain has a special means of tossing the coin,” former Pakistan wicketkeeper-batter Moin urged.
“This should not even be mentioned,” a upset Malik grunted.
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