Irfan Pathan Slams Abdul Razzaq's 'Baby Bumrah' Remark, Calls It 'unnecessary'

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Former Indian cricketer Irfan Pathan gave replied to Pakistani all-rounder Abdul Razzak for his 'Baby Bowler' remark on Indian spearhead Jasprit Bumrah 

Written By Prachi Mankani | Mumbai | Updated On:
Irfan Pathan

Former Indian cricketer Irfan Pathan gave a befitting reply to Pakistani all-rounder Abdul Razzak for his remarks on Indian spearhead Jasprit Bumrah.  Razzaq on Wednesday said that he wouldn't have had any difficulty in facing India's spearhead Jasprit Bumrah. Razzaq also claimed that he had faced better quality seamers than Bumrah.

"After having faced the world-class bowlers in my time, I would have had no problem against a bowler like Bumrah. The pressure would have been on him. I have played against great bowlers like Glenn Mcgrath and Wasim Akram. So Bumrah is a baby bowler in front of me and I could have easily dominated and attacked him," Razzak said on Wednesday.

Taking to Twitter, Pathan slammed Razzak and urged fans not read too much into his 'unnecessary' statement.

READ: Jasprit Bumrah targeted by ex-Pakistani all-rounder, shockingly called a 'baby bowler'

READ: Aakash Chopra trolls 'yet to grow' Abdul Razzaq for calling Jasprit Bumrah 'baby bowler'

Aakash Chopra trolls Abdul Razzaq for Jasprit Bumrah comment

While fans have been trolling the all-rounder for his recent comments, former Indian opener Aakash Chopra also joined in. In his tweet, Chopra described Razzaq as someone who has not grown up with age. Check out the tweet by Aakash Chopra down below.

During the same interview, the Pakistani cricketer also went on to describe the current crop of cricketers as ‘ordinary’. He added that the players between 1992 and 2007 were ‘world-class’ who knew what the sport was all about. He continued that the present generation of players lacks the in-depth knowledge about batting, bowling and fielding. Razzaq also claimed that Virat Kohli does not have the same class as Sachin Tendulkar. Although ironically, Razzaq had another bizarre comment in the past that Pakistani batsman Ahmed Shehzad is better than Sachin Tendulkar.

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READ: 'Good Joke!' Netizens slam Abdul Razzaq over his remark of Bumrah being 'Baby Bowler'

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