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England posted a mammoth 657 in the first innings of the first Test against Pakistan.
Shahid Afridi reacts to Shoaib Akhtar's 'Shaheen could've used pain-killers' comment, says they have side effects
Shaheen Afridi is now set to miss significant red-ball action as he will be unavailable for the home Test series against England and New Zealand.
Senior India seamer Mohammed Shami had earlier taken a dig at former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar on Twitter that has since become a major talking point on social media in the aftermath of the T20 World Cup final.
Shoaib Akhtar gave a stern reply to Mohammed Shami after the Indian pacer posted the 'karma' tweet after Pakistan's loss in the T20 World Cup final.
Shoaib Akhtar was all praised of Pakistan despite their loss in the T20 World Cup final against England in Melbourne on Sunday.
Shoaib Akhtar earlier said that Mohammed Shami's inclusion in India's T20 World Cup squad was pointless as he was only picked in the team after injuries to Jasprit Bumrah and Deepak Chahar
T20 World Cup Final: Shoaib Akhtar took a dig at Team India while previewing Pakistan vs England match.
Shoaib Akhtar pointed out that India can't take solace from the fact that India reached semifinals of the T20 World Cup by beating Zimbabwe, the Netherlands.
Shoaib Akhtar criticised the Indian team for poor performance and lacking aggression in the T20 World Cup semi-final loss to England.
‘Aapka Wait Kar Rahe Hain’: Shoaib Akhtar shares message for India after Pakistan reach T20 World Cup final
Pakistan on Wednesday thrashed New Zealand by seven wickets to book their place in the final after 13 years.
T20 World Cup: Indian batters got exposed against quality South African pace attack, says Shoaib Akhtar
The South African pace unit, led by Lungi Ngidi's four-wicket burst in the powerplay, managed to restrict India to 133/9 after skittling half their side out for less than 50, and later chased the target down with five wickets to spare.
Shoaib Akhtar seemed to even take a dig on the Indian team, predicting that India would bow out from the semi-final stage next week.
T20 World Cup: ‘Aur select karo average log’, Shoaib Akhtar blasts Pakistan after shock loss against Zimbabwe
Akhtar blasted the Babar Azam-led Pakistani team that suffered a second consecutive loss in the T20 World Cup and were left staring at an early flight back home.
T20 World Cup: Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul looked a bit scared during India-Pakistan game, feels Shoaib Akhtar
Both Rohit and Rahul were dismissed for 4 inside the powerplay as India got off to a shaky start against Pakistan before Virat Kohli came to their rescue with an outstanding 82 not out.
Virat Kohli single-handedly powered India to victory after they were staring down the barrel at one stage in the tournament's most-anticipated game against Pakistan.
Shoaib Akhtar reiterates claim of Pakistan's first-round exit in T20 World Cup after series defeat to England
Akhtar had made the claim last month while slamming the PCB's team selection for the T20 World Cup and backed his statement after Pakistan suffered a one-sided loss in the T20I series decider against England on Sunday.
Shoaib Akhtar slams 'average' chief selector Mohammad Wasim, fears Pakistan face early exit in T20 World Cup
Akhtar slammed the PCB's decision to drop Fakhar Zaman to the reserves list and doing little to improve the team's fragile middle order.
Shoaib Akhtar feels that Virat Kohli could retire from the shortest format to extend his career in other formats.
Watch: Shoaib Akhtar blames Pakistan batters' lack of urgency for Asia Cup final defeat against Sri Lanka
The pacer legend also heartily congratulated the Sri Lankan unit for displaying great determination to win the game, even though the country has been suffering from serious economic issues.
Pakistan vs Afghanistan, Asia Cup: Shoaib Akhtar fumes at heated exchange between Asif Ali, Fareed Ahmed
After the match, ugly scenes unfolded in the stands as Afghanistan supporters were seen assaulting some Pakistan fans.