Zoheb sharif says i was nicknamed the bomber after 911 ecb essex


London. Zoheb Sharif has been a first-class cricketer of England. But after the terrorist attacks of 9/11 in America, a lot had changed for him in the cricket field. Sharif, who plays for county club Essex, was even called a bomb thrower by fellow players. It is known that the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is in trouble due to racist comments. Former Yorkshire player Azim Rafiq has accused many people, including former England captain Michael Vaughan, of racial remarks.

Zoheb Sharif played for Essex and Sussex from 2001 to 2007. Talking to the Daily Mirror, he said that after the attacks in America, things were not easy for him. Zoheb Sharif said, ‘This is the day after the attack on September 11. I came to be called a bomb thrower. It was normal for me. His parents were originally from Pakistan. He started playing for Essex at the age of 8.

Senior player refused to offer Namaz

Zoheb Sharif said that I could not even get a place to offer Namaz. A senior player said that it feels bad to see him. That’s why I used to offer Namaz in my car. The 38-year-old player told that I was young at that time. Because of this I had nothing. For them it was a joke, but for me it was a lot. I didn’t say anything to pursue cricket career.

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Scored runs at an average of 41, also took wickets

Talking about Zoheb Sharif’s first-class career, he scored 771 runs in 15 matches at an average of 41. Scored 2 centuries and 4 half-centuries. Not only this, this leg-spinner took 15 wickets. Sharif’s statement came after the resignation of Essex Chairman John Farager. He has been accused of making racial remarks during the meeting in 2017. However, he has denied these allegations.

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