New Delhi, (Hindustan Reporter). Former Pakistan captain and fast bowler Waqar Younis has said before the ICC ODI World Cup that players may be professionals on the field, but outside they are all friends.
Waqar said at an event organized by the famous chocolate company Fabail here on Thursday, “When we play for the country on the field, we adopt a professional attitude, during this time we are also aggressive and also do sledding etc.”
Referring to the India-Pakistan match in the 1996 World Cup, Waqar said, “In that match, Ajay Jadeja scored a lot of runs against him in the last overs, there was some sledging between the players of the two countries in the match, but this Everything was only on the field. He has a very good friendship with Jadeja off the field and he is like my family friend.”
He also mentioned a Test match played against Australia in Tasmania, in which Justin Langer and Adam Gilchrist scored centuries.
Waqar said, “In that match, Langer and Gilchrist scored centuries, I also sledged Langer, but was also scared from inside, because Langer has got a black belt in Karate, but when they met outside the field, his He behaved like a child, he is very friendly and is now one of my best friends.”
Indian wicketkeeper batsman Dinesh Karthik and former Australian women’s cricket team captain Lisa Stelkar were also present in the program.
Karthik and Lisa also supported Waqar and said that sports connects countries and has also worked to bring many countries together. We are fortunate to be associated with sports.
Fabail’s new chocolate product ‘One Earth’ was also launched during the event. Australian SAFE Andy Allen and Rohit Dogra, Chief Operating Officer of Fabelle One Earth, were also present at the event.
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