Afghanistan are fuming at this former India cricketer. Here’s why!

first_imgFormer India cricketer Aakash Chopra, is now a well-respected commentator and his views and analysis are much revered in cricketing circles. However, the former Delhi opener has landed in a soup after irking the spirited AfghansChopra, who is in Dhaka for commentary duties at the Asia Cup was in a fix after the Afghanistan Cricket Board lashed out at him for a factual error in his Tweet.Aakash made a quirky statement from his Twitter handle saying all the Asian minnows had Pakistani fast bowlers opening the bowling for them. That had Afghanistan fuming and they didn’t think twice before lashing out at an Indian cricket star.First tweet and [email protected] It is not fair to give statement. All players playing for Afghanistan and pure Afghans. Afghan Cricket Board (@ACBofficials) February 23, 2016Aakash was quick to apologise for inaccurate tweet. However he tried to explain what he really wanted to convey.Stand corrected…unconditional apology. I was ref to the time some have spent in Pakistan during formative years! https://t.co/WtvDlFMPW5 Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) February 23, 2016The Afghanistan Cricket Board refused the Indian batsman’s claims again and said they had a strong system which helped them create a rich domestic [email protected] add to your knowledge @ACBofficials have strong domestic structure and all players produced in Afghanistan. Afghan Cricket Board (@ACBofficials) February 23, 2016Afghanistan failed to qualify to the main draw of this year’s Asia Cup after they finished second behind United Arab Emirates in the qualifying stages. Their qualification dreams were shattered after they went down against UAE in the first match.advertisementHowever the Asian minnows will be playing the World T20 in India next month.last_img

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