Canindia News – Taunton (England), June 12 (IANS) Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed believes Australia’s Steve Smith will not be booed by the Pakistani fans when the two teams face each other in their World Cup tie at the Cooper Associates County Ground, here on Wednesday.

Summary

  • Taunton (England), June 12 (IANS) Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed believes Australia’s Steve Smith will not be booed by the Pakistani fans when the two teams face each other in their World Cup tie at the Cooper Associates County Ground, here on Wednesday.
  • Smith was constantly booed by Indian fans during the World Cup fixture between India and Australia at the Kennington Oval on June 9 which the Men in Blue won by 36 runs.
  • The Indian skipper also did the same when Smith walked past, with both players shaking hands.
  • And with Pakistan fans expected to make up a large chunk of the crowd in Taunton, there are fears they might follow the example of the Indian supporters and give a tough time to Smith and David Warner.
  • While the gesture from Kohli took many by surprise given his past relationship with the Australian players, the Indian batting mainstay was appreciated by many for his sportsmanship.

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