Gambhir-Afridi fight over WC match between India-Pak

Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi has lashed out at Indian cricketer-turned politician Gautam Gambhir for suggesting that the Virat Kohli-led side should forfeit their International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup 2019 clash against arch-rivals Pakistan.

India are scheduled to face Pakistan in the group stage of the World Cup 2019 in Manchester on June 16. In the wake of deadliest terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district in February wherein at least 40 CRPF jawans were killed while several were left injured, many cricketers BJP MP Gambhir had asked the Indian government to cut all cricketing ties with Pakistan including the World Cup tie.