Reacting to the swashbuckiling cricketer's outburst, Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir asked Indian media to relax and that he is "celebrating dismissal off a no-ball".
CRPF personnel guard in a street during the third day of strike call given by separatists over the killings of 13 militants and four civilians in three separate encounters in the Valley. Photo: PTI
Earlier legendary former cricketer and politicain Imran Khan had tweeted on the same lines as Shahid Afridi and condemn the brutality of Indian forces against 'innocent Kashmiris'. He said that the people of Pakistan were in solidarity with the Kashmiris.
United Nations Chief Antonio Guterres was "very concerned" over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir and wanted all member states to protect their civilians, his spokesperson has said.
It may be recalled that during the Ice Cricket tournament in Switzerland, the same cricketer asked an Indian woman to hold the tricolour straight, as it was folded.