Use of Word ‘Kufr’ by Bazid Khan While Interviewing Babar Azam During India vs Pakistan Post Match Presentation Creates Uproar on Twitter

Use of Word 'Kufr' by Bazid Khan While Interviewing Babar Azam During India vs Pakistan Post Match Presentation Creates Uproar on Twitter

Pakistan registered an impressive ten-wicket win over India in the ICC T20 World Cup 2021. This was Pakistan’s first win over India in any format World Cup. Pakistan captain Babar Azam termed the victory as a team effort and during the post-match presentation presenter Bazid Khan used the word ‘kufr’ which has led to some sort of uproar on Twitter. Bazid was heard saying ‘lekin kufr tou toot gaya’ during the presentation ceremony and some of the Twitter users believe that word ‘kufr’ is a “religious hate slur” while some ’t agree with it. IND vs PAK Stat Highlights Of T20 World Cup 2021: Pakistan Register First Win Over India At Twenty-20 WC.

Kufr, in fact, has many meanings to it. When talking in Arabic, the word does have religious meaning attached to it but in Urdu one of the meanings of Kufr is disbelief. It could have been a possibility that Bazid Khan was to Pakistan team’s disbelief to beat India at World Cup has been finally broken. Virat Kohli Interacts With Mohammad Rizwan Following Pakistan’s 10-Wicket Win Over India, PCB Terms it Spirit of Cricket (See Photo).

Here’s the clip from Ind vs Pak post match presentation

Here are some of the divided reactions

Set a target of 152 runs, Pakistan reached it in 17.5 overs with Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan scoring 68 and 79 runs respectively. Both the openers remained unbeaten to help Pakistan register a historic win. Fast-bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi was adjudged man of the match for is 3/31 as he accounted for India top-order comprising of Rohit Shama, KL Rahul and Virat Kohli.

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