Cricket Pakistan’s official Twitter tried to troll India during the game between New Zealand and Afghanistan in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. Cricket Pakistan tweeted “How do you feel, Indian fans?”. Responding, Wasim Jaffer commented that “I had a heavy lunch between 12 and 1 and still felt full.”
India’s semi-final hopes had taken a hit after losing 10 and 8 wickets to Pakistan and New Zealand respectively. The Virat KohliThe lead squad bounced back with two straight wins against Afghanistan and Scotland, but had their sights set on Sunday’s game between New Zealand and Afghanistan.
The whole of India was backing Afghanistan to beat New Zealand, as that would have made India’s entry into the final stages of the tournament a certainty. A win against Namibia on Monday is all India would have wanted. However, after New Zealand’s 8 wicket win, the last Super 12 match is now just a dead tire and a formality.
New Zealand, who joined England, Australia and Pakistan in the final four, got off to a good start in Abu Dhabi. Trent Boult Other Tim Southee he went down hard to take three wicktets in the seats of power. Najibullah Zadran (73 out of 48) was the lone warrior for Afghanistan who scored 124/8 in 20 overs.
Cricket Pakistan asked Indian fans what their “feelings” were at a time when Afghanistan was teetering at 19 for 3 in 5.1 overs.
However, former India cricker Wasim Jaffer he gave a dry reply to the tweet and wrote: “I had a heavy lunch between 12 and 1 and still felt full.”
– Wasim Jaffer (@ WasimJaffer14) November 7, 2021
India will face Namibia in Dubai on Monday before returning home to prepare for the 3-game T20I and 2-game test series against New Zealand from 17 November.