The 44-year-old, who as soon as labored as a broadcaster and commentator in India, now runs his YouTube Channel and provides his evaluation on worldwide cricket, with India and Pakistan being essentially the most scrutinised groups.
The former cricketer can be identified for talking his thoughts on the geopolitical points surrounding the neighbouring international locations and infrequently attracts the ire of social media for harsh feedback.
The Rawalpindi Express, he is fondly referred to as, has in a chat present claimed that the relations between India and Pakistan may be estranged however the Indians are dying to work with their neighbours as New Delhi’s path of progress goes via Pakistan.
“India is a great place, the people are amazing. Never did I feel that they want any animosity or any type of war with Pakistan. But, when I went to their TVs etc. it feels as if war will happen tomorrow. I have travelled extensively across India, have seen the country very closely, I can say today, India is dying to work with Pakistan. India’s path of progress goes through Pakistan, I am convinced,” Akhtar stated throughout a chat present in Pakistan.
Akhtar additionally went on so as to add that the Indian Premier League (IPL) will take a toll owing to the coronavirus pandemic and India will incur heavy loss.
“I hope India does not incur this loss and I hope they prosper, but it is all happening which is unfortunate,” he went on so as to add.
IPL was scheduled to kick-off on March 29 however because of the coronavirus scare the league has been postponed until April 15 and BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has hinted that this yr’s event shall be a curtailed one.
Akhtar had earlier expressed his disappointment after the worldwide outbreak of coronavirus impacted sporting occasions worldwide together with the shortening of Pakistan Super League (PSL).
“The biggest reason for anger is PSL… Cricket returned to Pakistan after so many years, the PSL was happening in our country for the first time now even that is at risk. The foreign players are leaving, it will take place behind closed doors,” stated Akhtar on his Youtube channel.
He even expressed his anger on those that ate bats’ meat, which is the reason for the unfold of the lethal illness to the people and has now grow to be a pandemic.
“I do not perceive why you must eat issues like bats, drink their blood and urine and unfold some virus throughout the globe… I’m speaking in regards to the Chinese folks. They have put the world at stake. I actually do not perceive how will you eat bats, canine, and cats. I’m actually indignant.
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