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“While writing this book, I and Wajahat (writer of the book) tried to cover every single incident took place with me. I know how much my fans love me and they should know everything about me,” said Afridi while talking to the media at Game Changer’s launching ceremony.
The former Test cricketer confirmed that his date of birth is 1995 and 1997 in the book is publishing error.
“It is true that I debuted at the age of 19 but my actual birth year is 1995,” he said.
Replying to Gautam Gambhir’s controversial comments on his book, Afridi said that he has a special treatment for the former Indian batsman.
“I and my foundation are working on hospitals in Pakistan so I can get Gambhir a special treatment here,” he said.
It is pertinent to mention here that Afridi called Gambhir an overrated player in his book.
“Some rivalries were personal, some professional. First the curious case of Gambhir. Oh, poor Gautam. He and his attitude problem. He has no personality. He who is barely a character in the great scheme of cricket. He who has no great records just a lot of attitude.” he quoted in his book.
The Game Changer, penned by renowned journalist Wajahat Khan, opened up so many controversies. Afridi revealed some secrets about former captains, coaches, cricketers and team managements which hit headlines.