Gautam Gambhir hits back at Shahid Afridi; advises him to visit a psychiatrist

Gautam Gambhir hits back at Shahid Afridi; advises him to visit a psychiatrist

The tussle between the two is not ending anytime soon.

Gautam Gambhir
Gautam Gambhir. (Photo Source: Twitter)

The former Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi’s autobiography has added another nail in the Gauti-Afridi rivalry. The book, named, “Game Changer” was released on 30th April and has been in the limelight ever since then. The former Pakistan skipper has made some shocking revelations in the book regarding different affairs of his cricketing career.

Afridi had opined on several matters like his actual age, the atmosphere of the Pakistan dressing room during the early days of his career, the fights between him and his other teammates like Waqar Younis, etc. Another incident, about which the 44-year old, opened up a bit was his conflict with the former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir.

The antagonism between the two had started way back in 2007 when the exchange of some verbal volleys had resulted in a heated argument. However, this wasn’t limited as 13 years down the lane, the two veterans are still vying for their superiority.

Shahid Afridi, in his book, had written some disrespectful quotes towards Gambhir. The Khyber-born, in his autobiography, mentioned, “Gambhir behaves like he’s a cross between Don Bradman & James Bond. In Karachi, we call guys like him saryal (burnt up). It’s simple, I like happy, positive people. Doesn’t matter if they are aggressive or competitive, but you have to be positive & Gambhir wasn’t.”

Gambhir strikes back

Meanwhile, Gautam Gambhir too gave a fitting reply to Shahid Afridi for his uncivil thoughts. The Delhi-born, who took retirement from all forms of the game a few months ago, took on Shahid Afridi with all his guns blazing. As a reply to his counterpart’s impudent comments, the 37-year old posted a tweet on his official twitter handle where he advised Afridi, to visit a psychiatrist. The former Kolkata Knight Riders skipper termed him “hilarious” and invited him to India, for check-up.

“@SAfridiOfficial you are a hilarious man!!! Anyway, we are still granting visas to Pakistanis for medical tourism. I will personally take you to a psychiatrist.” the Southpaw tweeted on Saturday Morning.

Here is the tweet:

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