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Zaheer Khan’s savage response to Hardik Pandya’s birthday tweet impresses netizens

"Happy birthday Zak ... Hope you smash it out of the park-like I did here," he wrote while attaching a video of himself where he is seen hitting Khan for a boundary. The post did not go down well with cricket fans, who immediately called out the cricketer for his "arrogance".

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Many schooled Pandya about Khan’s achievements including his performance in the 2011 World Cup where he took 21 wickets in the tournament.

Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya angered many netizens with his birthday tweet to veteran pacer Zaheer Khan on Monday. However, Khan’s response to Pandya’s “disrespectful” post has left netizens impressed.

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Taking a subtle dig at Pandya, Khan tweeted, “Hahahaha….thank you for the wishes @hardikpandya7 my batting skills can never be as good as yours but the birthday was as good as the next delivery you faced from me in this match.”

Earlier, the 25-year-old had tweeted tagging Khan on his 41st birthday. “Happy birthday Zak … Hope you smash it out of the park-like I did here,” he wrote while attaching a video of himself where he is seen hitting Khan for a boundary. The post did not go down well with cricket fans, who immediately called out the cricketer for his “arrogance”.

Many schooled Pandya about Khan’s achievements including his performance in the 2011 World Cup where he took 21 wickets in the tournament and finished as the joint highest wicket-taker along with Shahid Afridi.

“Despite being a bowler he has 53 gorgeous international sixes. He has smashed bowlers like Brett Lee, Shoaib Akhtar out of the park. He would have crushed your toe with an inswinging Yorker if u played him in his prime. He is a legend,” read one of the many comments on Pandya’s tweet.