Notorious Pakistani legend Shoaib Akhtar created controversy after an old interaction of his went viral for all the wrong reasons.
Social media users made a strong exception to the comments made by the cricketer who was known for his deadly pace in bowling.
The bowler also known as Rawalpindi Express invoked the proclamation “Ghazwa-e-Hind” and said that Muslims will take Kashmir and invade India from all sides. Ghazwa-e-Hind means “holy war against India”.
In an interview with Samaa TV, Shoaib Akhtar went on to say that in the scriptures, the Ghazwa-e-Hind will take place in the Attock River and will be stained twice with blood. According to the Ghazwa-e-Hind, there will be forces from Syria with black flags who will march to India and conquer the country to convert it into an Islamic state.
“It is written in our scriptures that Ghazwa and Hind will take place. The river in Attock will be colored red twice with blood. Forces from Afghanistan will reach As far as Attock. After the forces rise from Shamal Mashriq, several contingents will arrive from Uzbekistan, etc. This refers to Khorasan, a historical region that stretched all the way to Lahore. ”Akhtat can be heard as saying in the video.
Akhtar is known for his outspoken nature, recently when Mohammad Amir announced his retirement from international cricket, Akhtar said he would take Mohammad Amir under his leadership and then Pakistan would see how he would thrive.
Shoaib Akhtar also criticized head coach Misbah-ul-Haq for the way he managed the Pakistani cricket team. After Pakistan lost a series of tests against England for the first time in 10 years, Shoaib Akhtar asked Mishah ul Haq to take on more responsibility.