New Delhi: A day after former Pakistan captain Waqar Younis sparked fresh controversy when he said watching Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan “offer namaz in front of Hindus was very special to him”, the veteran pacer issued an apology on Wednesday.
Having drawn sharp criticism from for his communal comment, Waqar, realising his mistake, wrote on Twitter, “In the heat of the moment, I said something which I did not mean and which has hurt the sentiments of many. I apologise for this, this was not intended at all, genuine mistake. Sports unites people regardless of race, colour or religion.”
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