Abdul Razzaq on Hardik Pandya

Abdul Razzaq on Hardik Pandya:

Former Pakistan all-rounder Abdul Razzaq often lives in controversies.

Razzaq remains in the limelight with his scathing comments on players and teams.

The 43-year-old cricketer, who played his last match for Pakistan in 2013, came under flak after saying that India all-rounder Hardik Pandya was nowhere near Kapil Dev.

However, Razzaq grabbed headlines once again, but this time he spoke openly on his statement about Pandya and claimed that his words were misinterpreted by critics.

In a recent interview with Times of India, Abdul Razzaq on Hardik Pandya said, "My earlier statement on Hardik Pandya was taken in a wrong way. I did not mean it. As a cricketer, I just said that there is room for improvement in him. I didn't comment on a player who is from India, England or Australia, I just said things as a cricketer. If Kapil Dev says he wants to advice Abdul Razzaq If yes, then I will take this statement positively.

"He can work on a few things which according to him are areas of improvement - foot speed, bat speed and how to judge a ball before bowling. That's what I meant earlier. As a former all-rounder, he is just a It was a statement. People took it wrongly and criticized me as well."

The former Pakistan all-rounder had earlier made a controversial remark on Jasprit Bumrah when he said that the senior India pacer is not even close to Shaheen Afridi.

Abdul Razzaq told Paktv.tv, "Shaheen is very good, Bumrah doesn't even come to him."

Talking about Hardik Pandya GT Captain, the India all-rounder is all set to lead Gujarat Titans in the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2023) where they kick off the season on Friday. Will start their campaign against Chennai Super Kings in the first match.