The amount of grief that Afridi causes India with bat, ball and tweets is unparalleled
Srinagar: Dennis Freedman, an Australian cricket journalist, is hugely popular in Pakistan and he never misses an opportunity to troll Indian cricket fans on social media.
When earlier this week Shahid Afridi angered Indian media by voicing his support for the people of Kashmir, Dennis appeared to be rubbing salt in the wounds with his tweet.
“The amount of grief that Afridi causes India with bat, ball and tweets is unparalleled,” he wrote on Twitter, a day after Afridi’s message sparked a storm in India.
While his message was liked and retweeted by thousands of his followers, the journalist also got angry response from another side of the border.
Cricket fans from both the countries mocked each others’ team by posting memes and not-so-nice messages in response to Feedman’s tweet.
Afiridi on Tuesday wrote on his Twitter account: “Appalling and worrisome situation ongoing in the Indian Kashmir.Innocents being shot down by oppressive regime to clamp voice of self-determination & independence. Wonder where is the @UN & other int bodies & why aren’t they making efforts to stop this bloodshed?”.
Indian media went into a frenzy after Aridi’s condemnation of human rights violations in Kashmir.
Hours after posting his first tweet and unrelenting attacks from Indian media, Afridi shared one of his pictures with Indian fans holding their national flag and said.