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Usman Qadir, son of cricketer of Abdul Qadir, gives strong reaction to critics

Usman Qadir, playing from Peshawar Zalmi, took the wicket of his brother-in-law Umar Akmal, in the match against Quetta Gladiator. Following the wicket, he waived a piece of white paper (parchi) from his pocket.

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Wicket Celebration style of Usman Qadir, son of former cricketer Abdul Qadir, showing a white paper in the HBL PSL 7 match goes viral on social media.

Usman Qadir, playing from Peshawar Zalmi, took the wicket of his brother-in-law Umar Akmal, in the match against Quetta Gladiator. Following the wicket, he waived a piece of white paper (parchi) from his pocket in a strong response to his critics who undermined his talent. Lately, the naysayers had been attacking him with claims of nepotism. His critics said that he is in the team because of the influence of his father, Abdul Qadir and that he does not have the potential or talent to be in the team.

Due to the criticism, Usman Qadir had been under immense pressure. His statement was released following the match. The leg-spinner in his statement said, “The piece of paper had written on it Allah is the biggest planner”.

Twitter’s reaction

Interesting reactions poured in on Twitter following the wicket of Umar Akmal. “The white-paper celebration had nothing to do with Umar Akmal. Usman Qadir raised it to show he is not a ‘parchi’. He had been under a lot of pressure and criticism of late,” wrote a Twitter user.

Read more: Pakistan’s U19, Qasim Akram, praised for spectacular knock in HBL PSL 7

“Usman Qadir showing Karachi King’s why leg-spinners are so important in a T20 lineup. Shocked how they missed such a basic thing,” said cricket analyst, Haroon.

Earlier, Pakistan’s U-19 player, Qasim Akram, of Karachi Kings had received praise on social media for his unbeatable knock against Islamabad United last night.

He scored fantastic innings of 56 runs off 26 balls when Karachi Kings needed 191 runs to win the match against Islamabad United. Akram, just 19 years old, supported the team when it desperately needed a partnership to win the match. Fans were disappointed as Karachi lost the match by 1 run against Islamabad United.

 

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