Shahid Afridi issues video statement following social media criticism [Watch]
Former captain of the national cricket team, Shahid Khan Afridi, has been under immense criticism on social media. He has been trending on top on Twitter.
It all started when Boom Boom Afridi congratulated Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif after being elected as the 23rd PM of Pakistan. Later, he also criticised the policies of ex-PM Imran Khan.
Following the criticism on social media, Shahid Afridi has now issued a statement on his YouTube channel. The former skipper said that he has the right to disagree with someone’s policies.
He added that he expressed his views like a common Pakistani citizen and he has always appreciated Imran Khan for his good work. However, Afridi said that he has the right to disagree.
The 42-year-old also termed Imran Khan as the best captain in world cricket and added that he started playing cricket watching the 1992 World Cup winning captain.
“When I congratulated Shehbaz Sharif on becoming the Prime Minister, I knew that I would be criticized a lot but there is no political or personal interest behind it.”
Shahid Afridi further stated that every leader of our country is respected for us because he represents us all over the world. Talking about overseas Pakistanis, Lala said that they have always respected him.
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