The intense cricketing rivalry between India and Pakistan has been a focal point in the cricket world for decades, captivating fans and creating moments of high drama on the field. However, beyond the fierce competition and on-ground battles, the camaraderie and bond between the players of both nations often emerge, highlighting the unique and special relationship within them.
A recent example of this camaraderie unfolded during a video session where veteran Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag engaged in a lighthearted banter with Pakistan’s fast bowling legend Shoaib Akhtar.
Funny conversation between Virender Sehwag and Shoaib Akhtar
The entertaining incident unfolded during a live video session that featured Shoaib and Sehwag alongside other stalwarts Waqar Younis and Wasim Akram. As the banter kicked off, Shoaib, renowned for his sharp wit, playfully directed some humorous jabs at Sehwag, teasing him as the lone batter among a group of formidable bowlers.
The lighthearted banter took an unexpected turn when another bowler, the lively Harbhajan Singh, made a surprise entrance to the call. With a touch of feigned disappointment, Sehwag jokingly expressed his dismay at the imbalance, only to rebound with a witty retort. Then, in a classic style, the former Indian opener confidently asserted that he could handle all the bowlers single-handedly, injecting a dose of humor into the conversation.
“Tum sabke liye mai akela hi kaafi hoon (I am enough for all of you),” Sehwag jokingly said in the conversation.
Here is the video:
The reason behind ex-cricketers’ video session
Notably,the ex-cricketers engaged in the attention-grabbing video session are set to be part of the commentary panel for the upcoming season of the ILT20. Commencing on January 19, 2024, the tournament opener will witness the defending champions, the Gulf Giants, facing off against the Sharjah Warriors in Sharjah. With a lineup of six teams, a total of 34 matches are scheduled to unfold across various venues in the UAE throughout the extravaganza.