On fan support in Mohali, Shahid Afridi says people from Kashmir here too

Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi was asked about the support for Pakistan and he said people from Kashmir are here.

By: Express Web Desk | Published:March 22, 2016 9:03 pm
pakistan, pakistan vs new zealand, pak vs nz, pakistan vs new zealand live streaming, live cricket streaming, nz vs pak, shahid afridi, afridi, kashmir, pakistan kashmir, cricket news, india news, kashmir news, cricket Shahid Afridi has been under some fire for his recent comments on various issues. (Source: Reuters)

Just after his team landed in India for the ICC World Twenty20, Shahid Afridi acknowledged the love of the fans he and his team receives in India. (Full Coverage|| Fixtures||Photos)

That drew a lot of flak. Javed Miandad and the people in Pakistan condemned him for the statement.

On Tuesday, Afridi did a similar thing. At the toss in Mohali, Pakistan skipper was asked about the support for Pakistan.

In his reply, Afridi said, “Yes a lot of people. Lot of people. They are here from Kashmir as well.”

Later, fans had banners saying “with love from Kashmir”.

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    Nityananda
    Mar 23, 2016 at 9:01 am
    The statement doesn't look controversial at all. Both Pak and NZ are third party nations and India is not involved in the match. People in the stands are free to support whoever they like. What's so controversial if some JandK guys cheer the Pak players ? Maybe some cheered the Kiwis also ! Some in the stands may have been from POK also, and they would surely back stan .
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      Vikas
      Mar 22, 2016 at 6:20 pm
      Dumb head don't play Kashmir card !
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