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VIDEO: Violent Afghan fans attack Pakistanis after shocking loss

Pakistani speed star Shoaib Akhatar also expresses anger over violent reaction of Afghan fans after defeat

By Web Desk
September 08, 2022

As Naseem Shah sealed victory for Pakistan in the Super Four stage match of the ongoing Asia Cup 2022, the Afghan fans lost control and went violent on the ground which eventually led to an attack on Pakistani fans.

After a thrilling and exciting match of Asia Cup 2022, Pakistan beat Afghanistan by one wicket and secured the ticket for the final.

Naseem Shah’s two sixes from the first two balls of the penultimate over helped Pakistan snatch victory from the jaws of defeat. The one-wicket win meant that Pakistan will now take on Sri Lanka in the final of the Asia Cup.

However, fans of the Afghanistan cricket team lost control after the defeat and started vandalism in the stadium.

The video of the Afghanistan fans' vandalism went viral on social media and it can be seen in the video that Afghans fans attacked Pakistani spectators by throwing chairs at them.

Earlier, during the match Pakistan’s hitter Asif Ali and Afghan bowler Fareed Ahmed came face to face and got into a heated exchange, however, the umpire and other players intervened and ended the matter.

Meanwhile, Pakistani speed star Shoaib Akhtar expressed anger over the violent reaction of Afghan fans after the defeat.

Taking to Twitter, Shoaib Akhter said, “this is what they've done in the past multiple times. This is a game and it’s supposed to be played and taken in the right spirit.”