India players appreciate Shahid Afridi remarks

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Shahid-Afridi Indian cricket stars Harbhajan Singh and Yuvraj Singh have hit out at Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi for his comments that Indians don’t have "big clean hearts" like Pakistani Muslims.

Afridi additionally praised Pakistan’s media for being "100 times better" than India’s in an exceedingly Pakistani TV show aired Sunday that has caused hurt and anger across the border in India.

"If Indians weren’t large-hearted, they’d not have created such a lot of progress and delivered growth," Harbhajan was quoted as saying by the Press Trust of India news agency.

"I suppose it has been an uncalled for reaction. It would not facilitate the love and respect with that he’s treated during this country."

India defeated arch-rivals Pakistan in an exceedingly much-hyped semi-final attended by the leaders of each countries before beating Sri Lanka in Mumbai last week to regain the planet Cup when twenty eight years.

"Pakistanis indeed have terribly massive hearts that is clear by their generous gesture of dropping such a big amount of catches against India throughout the semi-final clash," Yuvraj, named man of the tournament, told the days of India.

"India wouldn’t have gone to the ultimate had it not been for Pakistan’s large-heartedness!"

Pakistan dropped four catches of Sachin Tendulkar who went on to form an important eighty five and fashion India’s 29-run win over their rivals.

Afridi insisted later that his remarks had been taken out of context, though he stood by his comments concerning the Indian media.

His remarks shocked fans in India, who had greeted his efforts throughout the planet Cup to push harmony between the estranged neighbours whose diplomatic relations are fraught with tension.

India and Pakistan haven’t played a bilateral series on every other’s soil since the Mumbai attacks in 2008 derailed their peace method.

New Delhi blamed Pakistan-based Islamist extremists for the attacks, that left 166 individuals dead.

The two nations have fought 3 wars since the subcontinent was partitioned in 1947.

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