Originally Posted by SJS
No it was very clear what he was wanting to say. And yes it looked very bad. I am sure it was not discussed by the anchors in the analysis afterwards only because ti would have made it very messy. Thy musthave realised this is something to be buried and limit the damage.
He made it sound as if Pakistan were playing on behalf of all the Muslims of the world and he owed an explanation to all the Muslims of the world as to why they lost and to assure them that they will come out on top next time around.
It had nothing but wrong connotations.
I was very dismayed because other than this it was a game played in the finest traditions of sportsmanship for which the Pakistani team deserves as much kudos as anyone else.
yeah it did sound bit like that.
I wonder how Danish Kaneria or Lawson would be feeling.
What about all the muslims in India that were supporting India.. FFS there were 2 muslims who were playing for India. I was with my muslim friends and luckliy we were just over the moon by India's win so didn't hear much of what they were saying, they would have been pretty pissed off about it as well.
Don't know where he got the impression that Pakistan were playing for all the muslims
I do hope it was mistake and he was trying to say all the pakistani muslims.
I must say my respect for Afridi has gone up heaps for his interview and the way he acknowledged India's play as well. The way him and Harbhjan were hugging was great to see.
India, Pakistan matches are same, played with same spirit and hardness where noone wants to be the loser but without the nastiness that used to be around 90's. I remember many matches where it looked like players from each side was ready to kill the other and there would be alot of swearing etc. Good to see both teams get on so well.