Shoaib Akhtar hits back at ICC after being trolled for Steve Smith tweet

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Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar has taken a jibe at International Cricket Council (ICC) after being trolled for his tweet related to bowling out Steve Smith on the fourth delivery of an over.

ICC had used a series of images featuring basketball star Michael Jordan to troll Shoaib Akhtar after he claimed that even now, he can get Australia’s star batsman Steve Smith out on the fourth delivery after three “hurting bouncers.

Akhtar, while responding to the apex cricketing body, in his latest comments said that the “neutrality has been thrown out of the window”, and ICC’s tweet clearly shows how “the state of affairs are run there”.

In his another tweet, Akhtar posted an old video of himself and captioned it as: “Dear @icc, find a new meme or Emoji. Sorry i couldn’t find any, only found some real videos.”

Earlier, the former Pakistani speedster had taken to social media to respond to a poll on ESPNCricinfo that pitted some of the best in the business from the previous era with bowlers and batsmen from the modern-day.

Kohli vs Warne, Babar vs McGrath, Anwar vs Bumrah, Sachin vs Rashid, BD vs Wasim were some of the match-ups that were put up by the portal.

Responding to the post that had also pitted Smith vs Akhtar, Pakistan veteran said even today, he would have taken just four balls to dismiss the Australian talisman, who has been breaking batting records at an unprecedented pace.

“Even today, 3 hurting bouncers and i can dismiss @stevesmith49 on the 4th ball. Lol,” Akhtar tweeted on Monday.

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