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'Kar de bhai, Koi nai dekh raha', Shahid Afridi says Shoaib Malik pushed him to tamper with pitch after 'cylinder explosion' in 2005 | Cricket News

‘Kar de bhai, Koi nai dekh raha’, Shahid Afridi says Shoaib Malik pushed him to tamper with pitch after ‘cylinder explosion’ in 2005 | Cricket Information

Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi was recognized for his damaging batting and all-round skills throughout his enjoying days. He burst onto the scene with a 37-ball 100 vs Sri Lanka in 1996. Afridi was recognized for his bowling abilities as effectively, the leg-spin making him the Man of the Event in 2007 T20 World Cup. He has to his identify 395 ODI wckets and 98 T20I wickets to his identify as effectively. Afridi, aside from his cricketing abilities, was and can be recognized for his controversies. He as soon as tampered with the ball, sledged Sachin Tendulkar on the pitch and has made controversial remarks on Indian state Kashmir.

Many followers nonetheless keep in mind his 2005 pitch tampering episode which ultimately led to a ban of 1 Check and a couple of ODIs respectively. In a latest TV interview, Afridi admitted to the offence and stated that it was his teammate Shoaib Malik who had pushed him to commit the cricketing crime. It was dedicated throughout a Check vs England in Faisalabad. 

“It was a superb collection. That Check was in Faislabad. Imagine me, it was a Check and the ball was neither turning, nor it was getting any swing or seam. It was getting fairly boring. I used to be making use of my full pressure and nothing was taking place. Then all of the sudden, a fuel cylinder exploded and eveyone acquired distracted. I informed Malik, ‘Mera dil chaah raha hai fundamental idhar patch bana du. Ball toh flip ho!’ (I need to create a patch on this pitch so badly. I need the ball to show!),” Afridi stated on Samaa TV.

“Shoaib Malik replied, ‘Kar de. Koi nai dekh raha’ (Do it, nobody is watching). So I did that! After which, what occurred is historical past. After I look again at it, you do realise it was a mistake,” Afridi additional stated whereas having a chuckle on the incident. 

Up to now, Malik has made feedback on the identical.

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