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Sarfaraz and Hafeez’s Twitter Spat; Who Won the Argument?

The argument caught the attention of millions of cricket fans on social media and many joined in to share their views

Sarfaraz and Hafeez's Twitter SpatSarfaraz and Hafeez's Twitter Spat - OyeYeah News
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What Pakistani cricket fans witnessed on Twitter other than Pak vs SA T20 match was the spat between Sarfaraz Ahmed and Mohammad Hafeez.

And the argument between the two made the two cricketers were leading the top trends on Twitter.

By the end of the day, sources claim that Pakistan CricktetTeam manager Mansoor Rana settled the issue between Mohammad Hafeez and Sarfaraz Ahmed by making contact with both of them.

It all started when Mohammad Hafeez in a tweet on Thursday congratulated Muhammad Rizwan, indirectly hitting former skipper Sarfaraz and prompted a strong response from him.

“Congratulations @iMRizwanPak on scoring T20 Hundred points. U r a Star shining star. Wonder how long u need to prove that u r a NO1 wicketkeeper/Batsman in Pakistan in all formats of the game,” Hafeez wrote.

His Tweet caught the attention of Sarfaraz Ahmed who quoted Hafeez claim saying, “Hafeez Bhai Sb, whoever has played for Pakistan from Imtiaz Ahmed, Wasim Bari, Tasleem Arif to Saleem Yousuf and from Moin Khan, Rashid Latif to Kamran Akmal and even Rizwan right now has always been number ONE for the country and have been respected accordingly.”

It didn’t end here. Sarfaraz continued saying everyone is behind Rizwan and also wished he plays many more amazing innings for Pakistan.

“Aur ayende bhee jisko bhee chance milega wo Pakistan ke liye number ONE hee huga. (And whoever is given a chance to play would be no 1 for Pakistan).”

Urging Hafeez not to create divisions, former skipper Sarfaraz added: “We expect nothing but positiveness coming from an international player who has played so many games for Pakistan.”

The argument caught the attention of millions of cricket fans on social media and many joined in to share their views:

 

Sarfaraz Ahmed’s huge fan club active on the microblogging site came out supporting the former skipper:

https://twitter.com/imPakistaniLAD/status/1360547164758413318

https://twitter.com/usamatariq2017/status/1360849804637650944

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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.