Pakistan all-rounder Muhammad Hafeez on Wednesday wished India happy Independence Day on his Twitter handle, while Indian fans thanked him for the gesture, some Pakistani fans were not so happy over this.
Hafeez tweeted: “Happy Independence Day India”.
Happy Independence Day India 🇮🇳
— Mohammad Hafeez (@MHafeez22) August 15, 2018
Thanking the Pakistani batsman, one Indian fan wrote: “Love you sir I am your huge fan from INDIA! best wishes for ur upcoming matches!”
Lv u sir im your huge fan from INDIA!
best wishes for ur upcoming matches!
— Pravakar MukHi (@Impravakar) August 15, 2018
Another wrote: “Dil jeet liya bhai ,”
Dil jeet liya bhai , 😍😍
— °Kishan Jha (@kishanjha3) August 15, 2018
— Rahul Sharma (@OneRahul_Sharma) August 15, 2018
Wishing peace between both countries, another fan said: “Thank you Hafiz sahab.. may the people of both countries live in peace and love each other.”
Thank you hafiz sahab.. may the people of both countries live in peace and love each other.
— Dilwinder Singh Dhaler (@Dillydhaler) August 15, 2018
Meanwhile, some Pakistani fans, however, were not happy over this gesture by Hafeez and criticised him.
Mentioning that no Indian player wished Pakistan on August 14, one social media user wrote: “Which Indian player wished Pakistan independence day. It’s not that we hate them but we want to be in an equal relationship .. or bhi kar low ipl for b nai khilayen gy”
Which indian player wished Pqkistan independemce day. Its not that we hate them but we want to be in equal relationship .. or bhi kar low ipl for b nai khilayen gy
— Sardar Ali Paracha (@sardar_paracha) August 15, 2018
Another just simple wrote: “BLACK DAY”.
— ❤AH م ED❤ (@ahmeii3366) August 15, 2018
Criticising Hafeez, a fan wrote: “Shame on you Hafeez, Modi wish you independence day ???”
Shame on you hafeez modi wish you independence day ???
Another Pakistani fan, expressing his anger, wrote: “Ap ko kitne logo ne wish kia tha .india se . .sharam aani chahiey”
Ap ko kitne logo ne wish kia tha .india se .
.sharam aani chahiey
— Faisal Sangha (@SanghaFaisal) August 15, 2018