Shoaib Akhtar is one of the most active former cricketers on social media. He can be seen in his video to praise Indian cricketers especially Virat Kohli who has been compared with Pakistan’s most inform batsman over the years.
Shoaib Akhtar is continuously facing criticism in Pakistan praising Indian cricketers publically. Indian cricketers are currently ruling in world cricket.
While speaking to Cricket Pakistan, Recently, Shoaib Akhtar talked about the unwanted criticism that he is facing in Pakistan. He believed that why he should not praise Indian cricketers. According to him, None of the Pakistani or any other batsman comes close to them in terms of performance.
Shoaib Akhtar said, “Why should I not praise Indian players and Virat Kohli? Is there any player in Pakistan, or all over the world, which comes close to Kohli? I don’t know why people are angry, they should go look at the stats first before criticizing me.”
“There was a time when Indians wanted to be like Pakistan players but now it’s the other way around.”
Recently Pakistan cricket team has completed 2 months long England tour. Pakistan ended this tour with a 5 wicket win in the third or last T20I. The test series was not good for Pakistan in terms of performance.
Many Pakistani experts including Shoaib Akhtar was very disappointed from Pakistan performance in Tests.