Pakistan quick bowler Sohail Khan has been topic to very large criticism by cricket followers over his controversial remarks on India’s modern-day legend Virat Kohli. In an interview, Sohail revealed considered one of his heated arguments with Kohli throughout a 2015 ICC Males’s ODI World Cup match. Nonetheless, his revelation put him on the goal of cricket lovers.
Sohail has appeared for Pakistan in 9 Exams, 13 ODIs and 5 T20Is, and his solely 5 wicket-haul in a 50-overs format got here in opposition to India in the identical 2015 world cup sport about which he talked within the interview. The 38-year-old pacer within the match took the wickets of Kohli, MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina and Ajinkya Rahane.
Speaking about an incident from the encounter, Sohail advised the interviewee about how he indulged in a heated verbal spat with then-India vice-captain Virat, who approached him and stated that the right-arm pacer had simply began taking part in cricket and shouldn’t be talking an excessive amount of.
Sohail additional revealed that he already had performed Take a look at matches in 2006-07 however was pressured out of motion as a result of a knee harm, so he replied to Virat in a stern tone.
“Virat got here. He stated to me ‘Aap cricket mein abhi aaye hain. And itni baatein karte ho (You’ve simply arrived, and also you communicate a lot),” revealed Sohail on the Nadir Ali podcast.
“I stated, ‘Beta jab tu Below-19 khel raha tha na, tera baap Take a look at cricketer tha ‘(Son, whenever you have been taking part in Below-19 for India, your father was a Take a look at participant) That’s how I stated it. Then, for those who look fastidiously, Misbah intervened, and he received offended at me. He requested me to maintain quiet,” he added.
Quickly after the podcast was launched, Sohail confronted the wrath of many sports activities followers throughout the globe, and a few additionally didn’t shrink back from trolling the previous Pakistan cricketer on social media.
Right here’s how Twitter reacted:
Sohail Khan did not play even 10 matches in any of the three codecs.
Virat has extra centuries than variety of matches he performed in all codecs. He’s the daddy of entire Pakistan cricket group. His networth is greater than the valuation of PSL. pic.twitter.com/lkRw3cKxid
— Mayank Pandey (@Mayank_Pandey__) February 3, 2023
han bhai however who Sohail Khan? pic.twitter.com/eq9pDJZbpP
— मंदोदरी 🌈🇱🇰 (@Mrs_Raavan_) February 2, 2023
Sohail Khan tryna gasoline it up. He do not know you want that.
He owns the inexperienced. pic.twitter.com/JP5USw4Hxz
— nithin (@nithin_virgil) February 2, 2023
Man on the left is Sohail Khan who I’ve no reminiscences of aside from 2015 WC, is ranting and crying on man on the correct Virat Kohli.
— Avinash (@imavinashvk) February 2, 2023
Kohli’s Stats as on 15 Feb 2015
33 Exams, 2547 runs at 46.30
151 ODIs, 6339 runs at 51.95
Most runs by an Indian in Worldwide cricket since his debut
Sohail Khan’s total profession: 9 Exams, 13 ODIs, 5 T20Is
As on 15 Feb 2015: 2 Exams, 5 ODIs, 3 T20Is
— Cricketopia (@CricketopiaCom) February 3, 2023
— TantyaBicchhu (@TheOneWhooAsKed) February 2, 2023
The one Sohail Khan we all know. Even the Google know this Sohail Khan solely. pic.twitter.com/IOKsWbc0Lm
— Vikrant Dhenge (@vikrantdhenge) February 4, 2023
Not stunning Virat did not learn about Sohail Khan in 2015. I did not even bear in mind him taking part in 2015 both and needed to Google him to seek out out who he was.
— Sid (@sid_2893) February 3, 2023
Virat ne first ODI 2008 me khelaa aur Sohail Khan ne 2009 me , to Abbu kaun hua ,batao https://t.co/lZ07K1Ho7o
— Vivek Mishraa (@TriveniWasi) February 3, 2023
— I imply it (@NucleusDevi) February 3, 2023