Harbhajan Singh, Mohammad Amir Exchange Barbs In Ugly Twitter Row | Cricket News


What started with some light-hearted digs escalated into an ugly row on social media between Indian spin great Harbhajan Singh and former Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir. The duo sparred on Twitter late on Tuesday and in the early hours of Wednesday, just a couple of days after Pakistan’s win over India in their opening game of the 2021 T20 World Cup. The feud started with Harbhajan responding to a tweet by Amir from October 25, where the latter had made fun of the former over Pakistan’s 10-wicket win over India.

In response, Harbhajan shared a video from the 2010 Asia Cup, where he had hit the winning runs for India against Pakistan off the bowling of Amir.

Amir hit back by sharing a video of a 2006 Test match in Lahore where Shahid Afridi had hit Harbhajan for four consecutive sixes.

Things turned ugly soon, however, as Amir’s tweet didn’t go down well with Harbhajan, who reminded the former Pakistan pacer of his involvement in the 2010 spot-fixing scandal in the Lord’s Test against England.

“Lords mai no ball kaise ho gya tha ?? Kitna liya kisne diya ? Test cricket hai no ball kaise ho sakta hai ? Shame on u and ur other supporters for disgracing this beautiful game,” Harbhajan tweeted. (“How was there a no ball at Lord’s? How much did you take (and) who paid you? How can someone deliver a no ball in Test cricket?”)

Harbhajan would tweet a couple more times with a picture of Amir’s infamous no ball in the 2010 Lord’s Test and another video of his winning six in against Pakistan the 2010 Asia Cup.

Amir too took a few digs at Harbhajan and asked the Indian “how about your illegal bowling action” in a tweet.

The tweet was in reference to Harbhajan’s bowling being reported for suspect action in the past before it was cleared.

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