Indian all rounder Hardik Pandya was slammed by cricket fans following his tweet, where he can be seen smashing former Indian pacer Zaheer Khan for a six in a match, on the latter’s birthday. However, the 41 year old came up with a humorous response to Hardik Pandya’s tweet.
Zaheer Khan, who turned 41 on Monday, was flooded with birthday wishes on twitter from his former teammates and current Indian players, which also included Hardik Pandya’s wish, which didn’t go too well among the cricket fans.
"Happy birthday Zak ... Hope you smash it out of the park like I did here Zaheer Khan," Pandya tweeted along with a video of him smashing Zaheer for a six during a match.
The all rounders wish left the fans furious who slammed Pandya with blaring replies on his video. As many netizens found Hardik’s tweet disrespectful and embarrassing.
Kabhi kabhi lagta hai Karan Johar ne tere saath theek hi kiya tha 😂— IRONY MAN (@karanku100) October 7, 2019
ye video dekhle ek bar...Phir dobara wish karna pic.twitter.com/flSX14ZSfN— Anant Choudhary (@Choudharydws) October 7, 2019
Hahahaha....thank you for the wishes @hardikpandya7 my batting skills can never be as good as yours but the birthday was as good as the next delivery you faced from me in this match 😉 https://t.co/anhQdrUBN7— zaheer khan (@ImZaheer) October 8, 2019
However, the former pacer came up with a witty answer to Pandya’s tweet and repiled, "Hahahaha....thank you for the wishes Hardik Pandya my batting skills can never be as good as yours but the birthday was as good as the next delivery you faced from me in this match," replied Khan with a wink emoticon.
Zaheer Khan, played 92 Tests and 200 ODIs for the Indian team. While the all-rounder recently went through a lower back surgery in London, after he had complained of back pain during the atch against South Africa in Bangaluru on 22nd September.