WATCH: Star Pakistan pacer Shaheen Afridi responds 'bitterly' to 'misbehavior' from an Afghan fan, video goes viral

Shaheen Afridi scalped 3 wickets in his 4-over quota in the second T20I of the three-match series against Ireland at Castle Avenue in Dublin.

Umesh Sharma
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Shaheen Afridi responding to an Afghan Fan (File Photo: Screengrab/X)

Shaheen Afridi responding to an Afghan Fan (File Photo: Screengrab/X)

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Pakistan made a brilliant comeback by defeating Ireland by a big margin of 7 wickets in the second T20I of the three-match series; the win was very crucial for the men in green following their 5-wicket defeat against the hosts in the first T20I of the series. Now, the three-match series has been levelled with a scoreline of 1-1.

The star pace spearhead Shaheen Afridi shone with the ball as he scalped 3 wickets in his 4 overs; meanwhile, an incident involving Shaheen Afridi, which happened during the match when Afridi was making his way to the ground from Pakistan dressing room.

During this incident, a cricket fan from Afghanistan reportedly misbehaved with the star Pakistan pacer to which the latter came up with a bitter response. Subsequently, Shaheen complained to the security head about the same followed by the removal of an Afghan fan from the ground by the Pakistan security head.

The video of this incident also started making rounds on social media as soon as it was shared by a user on X (formerly Twitter).

Here’s the video of Shaheen Afridi arguing with an Afghan fan:


Speaking of the action of the match, the visiting skipper Babar Azam won the toss and asked the hosts Ireland to bat first; batting first, Paul Stirling’s men posted a good total of 193 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in the allotted 20 overs. Wicketkeeper-batter Lorcan Tucker scored 51 runs off 34 balls, with 5 fours and 2 sixes followed by Herry Tector’s 28-ball 32 and Gareth Delany’s blistering 10-ball 28-run knock.

While chasing the target, Pakistan comfortably chased down the total in just 16.5 overs, scoring 195 runs for the loss of 3 wickets, thanks to the brilliant knocks of 75 and 78 runs scored by Mohammed Rizwan and Fakhar Zaman off just 46 and 40 balls. Later in the end, the young wicketkeeper-batter Azam Khan sensationally finished the match, hitting 30 runs off just 10 balls, with one four and 4 sixes.

Eventually, Pakistan won the match by 7 wickets to equal the series; star Pakistan opener Mohammad Rizwan won the ‘Player of the Match award.

Pakistan Cricket Board