Andrew Symonds skips team meeting due to fishing.
Shahid Afridi tried to cut the ball.
new Delhi. In the cricket field, players do not attract the attention of people with their game. Rather, many times these players make such mistakes due to which they have to face punishment. Many players have been subjected to this type of punishment. But there are two players who have paid the punishment by doing some unique feats. These two players include former Pakistan star cricketer Shahid Afridi and former Australian veteran Andrew Symonds.
Talking about Andrew Symonds first, he was very interested in fishing. But this hobby of his became very expensive in cricket. In fact, in 2008, the veteran player weighed fishing in a team meeting and put fishing first. He decided to skip the meeting and went fishing. However, he was not aware of the meeting. After this act, it was decided to send Symonds back home. It was thought that he should be given some time to stay at home.
Shahid Afridi cuts the ball
Famous player of Pakistan Shahid Afridi also used to face punishment by doing strange deeds. The last match of the ODI series was being played between Pakistan and Australia. During that time an act of Afridi was captured in the camera in which he was cutting the ball. He violated the ICC’s ball tampering rules, due to which he was dropped from two T20 matches.
However, after violating the rules, Afridi accepted his mistake. He revealed that he made this mistake due to the heat during the match. After accepting this, Shahid Afridi also apologized.
FIRST PUBLISHED : December 31, 2022, 18:27 IST