Irfan Pathan, the former Indian all-rounder, posted a mysterious tweet the day after Team India secured their initial victory in the T20I series against the West Indies. Following consecutive losses in the first two matches, the Indian team exhibited an impressive display of batting skills, with a notable comeback from Suryakumar Yadav, who scored a crucial 83.
Additionally, Tilak Varma maintained his exceptional performance streak, contributing an outstanding unbeaten knock of 49 runs.
However, in response to this noteworthy batting performance, several individuals on social media expressed the view that Hardik Pandya, as the captain, should have assumed responsibility and elevated his position in the batting order to salvage the team from challenging situations.
Consequently, when Irfan Pathan shared the tweet saying, “Mushkil kaam aap karo, Asaan kaam mein Kar leta hoo. Suna suna Sa lagta hai…” (You handle the difficult tasks, I’ll take care of the easy ones. I’ve heard this before…), there was speculation regarding whether Pathan’s words were directed at the Indian captain.
Mushkil kaam aap karo, Asaan kaam mein Kar leta hoo. Suna suna Sa lagta hai…— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) August 9, 2023
Likewise, fans on Twitter also made this association and raised questions about whether Pathan was criticizing Hardik Pandya’s captaincy performance over the course of the series. Here are some examples of these reactions:
It's all about bkl hardik pandya— Vishal Choudhary (@vishal_jat01) August 9, 2023
Brutal attack on Hardik Pandya..— Pratham (@JainnSaab) August 9, 2023
Pandya trying to become Dhoni— King Babar Azam Army (@babarazamking_) August 9, 2023
It’s all about Pandya 🤣— Lubana Warriors (@LovepreetS49) August 9, 2023