Indian Cricketers Yuvraj Singh and Harbajan Singh Face Backlash For Supporting Pakistan's Coronavirus Campaign
Indian Cricketers Yuvraj Singh and Harbajan Singh Face Backlash For Supporting Pakistan's Coronavirus Campaign

As said cricket is a gentle man game India Pakistan players once again proved it. Not in the game but in the real life where Indian player Harbhajan Singh praised Pakistan former cricketer Shahid Afridi on twitter. Afridi post a pic of helping peoples amid of lock down due to corona virus.

The deadly corona virus has been spread world wide in a rapid speed thus every government advice peoples to stay behind doors in order to maintain self quarantine.

Afridi helps people amid corona virus

Due to this, many peoples suffer without food and basic needs. Considering that many helps to feed the poor, in that line Pakistan player Shahid Afridi helps Pakistan peoples with basic needs.

Indian Cricketers Backed up

Indian cricketers Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh have unleashed a social media storm by backing former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi’s foundation in its fight against the coronavirus pandemic. The two countries are bitter rivals and the move touched a raw nerve in India. Afridi’s appeal for donations to help people affected by the deadly virus in Pakistan has had overwhelming support from leading cricketers. Harbhajan urged people to contribute in a video message, and called on other cricketers in the two countries to make similar appeals.

“These are testing times, it’s time to look out for each other,” Yuvraj wrote on Twitter in a call for funds.

While Afridi thanked the two, Indian Twitter users reacted with fury at the support for a rival player.

“Do you have any sense?” wrote one Twitter user. “Lost respect” for Harbhajan Singh, added another. “Sorry guys you lost it.”

India and Pakistan have not played a bilateral cricket series since 2012-2013.

World Cup-winning batsman Yuvraj, who made a return from cancer before finally retiring last year, has also raised money to fight coronavirus through his ‘YouWeCan’ foundation.

India, which has been under a 21-day lockdown since March 24, has so far confirmed more than 1,600 coronavirus cases and 38 deaths.

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