Salman Butt says “Don’t expect international cricketers to react this way” in T20 World Cup 2021. He has expressed disappointment at tweets shared by Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir. Also, following India’s loss to Pakistan in the T20 World Cup 2021 match. After India went down to Pakistan by 10 wickets in Dubai. Also, both Sehwag and Gambhir put out tweets, criticizing those bursting crackers in India to “celebrate Pakistan’s victory”. And then Butt complained about the reactions of the two former Indian cricketers. It is stating better was expected of “such renowned sportspersons”.
“You don’t expect international cricketers to react this way. They have played the game for so long and were such renowned sportspersons. These are the people who are expected to make people understand. If they react in such a way, then obviously people around them will think what they are saying is right,” Salman Butt said.
Butt pointed out that famous personalities like Sehwag and Gambhir. They need to be all the more careful about what they say and write. Just because people have such a huge fan following.
“Cricketers like them need to be careful about what they write because they have so many followers. People listen to them and what they say and do has an impact on them. They should be the people doing the best talk, giving the best speech, promoting peace and harmony. These should not talk about things that are not suitable,” Salman Butt said.
“Lastly, when India was playing the ODI series in Pakistan (in 2004), PCB had arranged for firecrackers for the last match. The series was tied at 2-2. The firecrackers were set off even after India won the series, which was a great gesture from PCB. This is what sportsman spirit is,” Butt added.
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