Shoaib Akhtar says he wanted to punch Mohammad Kaif during Legend League match

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Shoaib Akhtar says he wanted to punch Mohammad Kaif's face during Legend League match . Pic/Screengrab
Shoaib Akhtar says he wanted to punch Mohammad Kaif’s face during Legend League match. Pic/Screengrab

Srinagar, January 21: Pakistan former Shoaib Akhtar has jokingly said that he wanted to punch former Team Indian batsman Mohammad Kaif during ongoing Legends League Cricket match in Oman.

Akhtar said this during post match discussion and burst into laughter.

In the opening match of Legends League Cricket , India Maharajas beat Asia Lions in Muscat on Friday (January 20).

Yusuf Pathan’s blistering 40-ball 80 knock helped Maharajas chase down 176 runs with six wickets in hand and five balls left.

Maharajas captain Mohammad Kaif also played a handy innings of unbeaten 42 runs in their win.

During the match Kaif was involved in a friendly bunter with the Asia Lions speedster Shoaib Akhtar.

After the defeat, Akhtar jokingly said that he wanted to punch Kaif for not agreeing to their pre-match discussion. “I wanted to punch Mohammad Kaif,” the former Pakistan fast bowler said.

Akhtar, who picked up one wicket in the match, further revealed that he had told Kaif before the match, not to walk towards him while batting. But the ex-India batter didn’t listen to him which made him angry.

The 46-year-old looked at Kaif and made a gesture while speaking about their on-field battle.

During the match, Akhtar and Kaif were seen sharing a light-hearted moment which was appreciated by the cricket lovers.

With Inputs From CrickTracker

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