5 most hated International Cricket Players in India
Updated on: Nov 25, 2022 11:04 am IST
International cricket players: Indian fans follow cricket religiously. Hence, cricketers not just Indian but from all around the globe receive a massive amount of love from the fans in India. Over the years, especially after the commencement of IPL, overseas cricketers have created a fanbase of their own among Indian fans. Players like AB De Villiers and David Warner receive more love than many Indian cricketers. However, there are a few exceptions. Fans in India believe in giving and receiving love mutually. There have been a few international players who have unimpressed Indian fans.
Here are 5 international cricket players who are most hated in India
1. Ricky Pointing
The most successful Australian captain, Ricky Pointing, is a living legend. His record number of runs in white-ball cricket is astonishing. However, his on-field antics, especially against India, were not appreciated by the fans. Australia has always been in the news for its hardcore sledging. They have crossed the line numerous times. Pointing misbehaved with multiple Indian cricketers, which makes him one of the most hated international cricketers in India.
2. Shahid Afridi
Shahid Afridi is undoubtedly one of the most hated international cricketers in India. His on-field antics and controversial antics against Indian players and India have left the fans fuming. Afridi had multiple on-field altercations with Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag. He passes derogatory remarks against the Indian national side on a regular basis. Afridi has been condemned on various occasions by fans in India.