Srinagar: Pakistan Cricketer Iftikhar Ahmed, has lashed out at Twitter user for attributing false claim towards Iftikhar.
The tweet in question had said that Iftikhar Ahmed had compared playing against India to facing “street children.”
Iftikhar took to his Twitter account to rebuke the user for “spreading hateful sentiments.”
“I’ve been made aware of this statement which I’ve never made. In fact, no professional cricketer will make such a statement. Please stop circulating false news & report this individual for spreading hate. @X @elonmusk please ban this account as people are misusing the blue tick,” Ahmed Tweeted.
Iftikhar has been involved in several intense India-Pakistan clashes, with one notable instance occurring during the ICC T20 World Cup last year, where he scored a thumping 50 off 34 deliveries, including two 4s and four 6s.
In the upcoming Asia Cup, India and Pakistan lock horns in Kandy on September 2.