Abdul Razzaq, the former Pakistani cricketer, may have been an important player for his team but nowadays he has become a favourite target of trollers. However, the trollers can’t be blamed for slamming Abdul Razzaq as he has been giving some really mindless statements for a couple of months now.
Abdul Razzaq has once again invited the wrath of Indian cricket fans as he tried to prove Pakistan Super League (PSL) better than Indian Premier League (IPL). Recently, the former Pakistani cricketer told the Pakistani journalist Saj Sadiq that if the best teams of IPL and PSL play against each other, it will be PSL’s team which will win the match.
Saj Sadiq quoted Razzaq in a tweet, “If a team of the best players from the Indian Premier League faced a team made-up of the best players from the Pakistan Super League, the PSL team would win.”
Abdul Razzaq "if a team of the best players from the Indian Premier League faced a team made-up of the best players from the Pakistan Super League, the PSL team would win" #Cricket
— Saj Sadiq (@Saj_PakPassion) January 20, 2020
If you remember, after the 2019 PSL which was won by Quetta Gladiators, the commentators made a team which was the best in their opinion; it included seven Pakistani players and four foreign players.
Here is the team:
PSL XI: AB de Villiers (C), Hasan Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Shane Watson, Colin Ingram, Umer Khan, Asif Ali, Kamran Akmal (WK), Wahab Riaz, Babar Azam and Kieron Pollard
On the other hand, the legendary Indian spinner Anil Kumble also made the best team of IPL which is as follows:
IPL XI: MS Dhoni (wk & c), Jasprit Bumrah, Shreyas Gopal, David Warner, Imran Tahir, Rishabh Pant, Shreyas Iyer, Kagiso Rabada, Hardik Pandya, Andre Russell and KL Rahul
Twitter trolled Abdul Razzaq in the most hilarious way for this statement and here are some of the selected reactions:
Pakistanis have been living in this illusion to defeat India somehow please wake up it has been a long sleep. Pakistan has good cricketers and we admire them but this comparison is just no comparison at all.
— Seenu Arora (@Seenuarora4) January 21, 2020
— Mahi (@i_stanKohli18) January 21, 2020
Abdul razzaq as a cricket expert and rahul Gandhi as a politician provides some really good LAUGHTER THERAPY 😅😅 https://t.co/qqZ3LJeoYO
— Cric_critic (@Criccritic4) January 21, 2020
Indians after seeing this Tweet pic.twitter.com/nPkQNTMMws
— David Williamson (@CrickIsEmotion) January 20, 2020
— Awarapan 🇮🇳 (@KingSlayer_05) January 21, 2020
A very useless claim… Of course as a Pakistani our first choice and most interesting league is PSL by any distance but it does not mean that IPL is not that competitive. At the moment IPL is best league to presence of all current stars.Accept the reality.thts a prob in Asia
— M Zeeshan Siddiqui (@MZeeshanSid) January 20, 2020
One of the finest slog-up comedians at the moment. https://t.co/iE7BKIDJ8G
— Nikhil 🏏 (@CricCrazyNIKS) January 20, 2020
— Arnab (@itz_arnab) January 21, 2020
Unable to beat srilanka at home and yet!!
The level of delusion is just awesome! https://t.co/6s3pvYknJ8
— Mahendra ప్రతాప్ समर 🇮🇳 (@RashmiRathi_Mps) January 20, 2020
— Sunny ⭐🇮🇳 (@i__Sunny92) January 21, 2020
Just compare the foreign players playing in IPL and those playing in PSL.
U will get the answer. Angoor khattey hai. https://t.co/pn1jpI74LW
— Vinod (@vbgulwani) January 21, 2020
Last year in December, he called Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah a baby bowler and said that he would have easily played and dominated the Indian bowler as he had played against some great bowlers of his time. At that time also, he was slammed heavily by Indian fans and former Indian cricketer Irfan Pathan reminded the Indian fans of the time when Pakistani cricketers made fun of him before the tour but were not able to play him comfortably when he bowled against them in the matches.
There is no denying that fact that anything can happen on any given day in the game of cricket but this statement by Abdul Razzaq was certainly not in good taste. What do you say?