"Apologise To Her Personally": Abdul Razzaq On Controversial 'Aishwarya Rai Comment'
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Former Pakistani cricketer Abdul Razzaq issued an apology over his controversial 'Aishwarya Rai' comments while criticising the Pakistan cricket team.NDTV Sports DeskUpdated: November 15, 2023 09:33 AM ISTRead Time:2 min
"Apologise To Her Personally": Abdul Razzaq On Controversial 'Aishwarya Rai Comment'
Abdul Razzaq in a chat on a Pakistani TV channelĀ© Twitter
Pakistan cricket great Abdul Razzaq triggered a huge controversy as he insulted Indian actress Aishwarya Rai while critcising the performance of Babar Azam's men in the Cricket World Cup 2023. Razzaq's comments triggered a huge storm on social media that saw him earn plenty of flak, not just from fans but also from a few cricketers from both sides of the border. Seeing the controversy over his comments spirlling, the retired cricketer issued an apology, saying his comment on Aishwarya Rai was only a 'slip of tongue'.
Razzaq appeared on a Pakistani TV channel, issuing a public apology on the matter. "Yesterday, we were talking about cricket coaching and intentions. I had a slip of tongue and mistakenly took Aishwarya Rai's name. I apologise to her personally. I did not intend to hurt anyone's sentiment," he said on SAMAA TV


Apologise To Her Personally": Abdul Razzaq On Controversial 'Aishwarya Rai Comment'