"Does Sehwag understand better
than the ICC?" Shoaib Akhtar on chuck bowling issue
understand better than the ICC?" Shoaib Akhtar on chuck bowling issue
7 June 2022 Authorbet365baji
A few days ago, former Indian opener
Virender Sehwag made some explosive remarks about Pakistani speed star Shoaib Akhtar. After 11
years of retirement, such comments about Shoaib caused a storm in the cricket world.
"Shoaib knows he used to break the elbow," Sehwag said on a recent Indian TV show. He knew that
he used to throw chuck ball. If not, why does the ICC ban him?" The former Indian star said that
at that time, it was easy to play another pace star Aussie pacer Brett Lee than Shoaib.
A press representative wanted to know Shoaib's reaction after such an explosive remark by
Shoaib said that he hopes Sehwag would refrain from talking about these things. He commented
that if Sehwag understands better than the ICC or the law, then he will accept his opinion. It's
his personal opinion and Shoaib won't comment further about it.
Shoaib added, "My response to Sehwag will be different from his. I think Virender Sehwag is one
of the best players in the world. I always thought he was a match-winning player and whenever he
played for India, he was a team man."
In his speech, Shoaib also said that he is not angry with Sehwag even after such remarks.
Calling Sehwag, a close friend, the former speedster said: "He is one of the best openers in the
game. I have come to a time in my life where I have to think about what I am saying. I did not
see his interview. I don't know if he really meant it or not. He is one of my close friends. I
will not blame him for saying such a thing. Good luck to him. "
Shoaib was banned for a month in 1999 for bowling action. However, the ICC released him a month