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Here’s the Inside Story of Sarfaraz and Shaheen’s Fight

Quetta’s Sarfaraz Ahmed and Lahore’s Shaheen Afridi were involved in a heated argument during last night’s PSL match.

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It all started when the former Pakistan captain was hit on the helmet by a fiery bouncer from the left-arm pacer. While the delivery was declared as a no-ball by the umpire, Sarfaraz took a run as the ball went down to the third man.


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After reaching the non-striker’s end, Sarfaraz reportedly asked Shaheen, who was getting ready to bowl the next delivery, to apologize for the bouncer. This annoyed Shaheen and he walked down from his run-up, saying something back, for a faceoff with Sarfaraz.

However, on-field umpires and few fielders of Lahore Qalandars, including Mohammad Hafeez, intervened to control the situation from snowballing into something bigger.


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While Hafeez was seen urging Sarfaraz to cool down, Afridi termed the incident as ‘part of the game.’

The incident has also started a debate on social media. Some have criticized Afridi for his aggressive behavior towards the former Pakistan captain while others have said that the young left-arm pacer doesn’t owe an apology to Sarfaraz as he did not break any rules.

Via Shoaib Jutt/Facebook

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