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Former Pakistani bowler Shoaib Akhtar (Source: ICC)

Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has responded to the ICC by posting a video of his lethal bowling. Akhtar has said that I have not found any memes and emojis, but these are some old real videos.

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A few days ago a cricket website ESPN Cricinfo posted a picture on Twitter asking about the competition between batsmen and bowlers. In this picture, players like Shane Warne in front of Virat Kohli, Bumrah in front of Anwar, Rashid Khan in front of Sachin, and Shoaib Akhtar in front of Steve Smith.

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Commenting on this picture, Akhtar wrote that he still has the ability to dismiss Steve Smith on the fourth ball after three sharp bouncers. After which the ICC badly trolled Akhtar with a picture of basketball player Michael Jordan. But on this before sharing the video Shoiab Akhtar lashed out on ICC. He said,

“A symbolic tweet, how ICC has thrown neutrality out of the window. Basically this is how the state of affairs are run there :)”

And after that Akhtar has given a befitting reply to the ICC by sharing the video of his fatal bowling. Akhtar is seen in this video putting on a fantastic yorker with some sharp bouncers. With this video, Akhtar wrote

Dear ICC, find a new meme or Emoji. Sorry I couldn’t find any, only found some real videos

Shoaib Akhtar and Steve Smith met only once during a T20 match. In this match between Australia and Pakistan, Akhtar could not bowl in front of Steve Smith as he had already given 34 runs in two overs after which he was removed from bowling.

Prior to Steve Smith, Akhtar has also spoken of dismissing Indian captain Virat Kohli. Akhtar had said that if he bowls to Virat Kohli, he would bowl him out of the wicket as much as possible. Kohli will try to play the shot in cover and he can get him out.