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‘I have the 2011 World Cup at my house’ – Suresh Raina silences Pakistani journalist

A Pakistani journalist mocked Suresh Raina using Shahid Afridi’s name on his X handle. The journalist intentionally teased the former Indian cricketer adding that Shahid Afridi is the ambassador for the T20 World Cup 2024. The post went viral in no time, with social media users chipping in with their views. The post caught the attention of Raina and the latter silenced the journalist with a stunning response.

Even scores of Indian fans and social media handles lauded Raina for his response. Furthermore, the content generated a truckload of memes in the comments section as well. It all unfolded when a Pakistani journalist took to X and then posted a pictures of Shahid Afridi and Suresh Raina placed side by side.

The journalist by the name of Imran Siddique hinted that Afridi is the ambassador for T20 World Cup 2024 and that Raina is the cricket commentator of IPL 2024.

The caption of the post reads, “ICC has named Shahid Afridi as ambassador for ICC T20 World Cup 2024. Hello Suresh Raina?”

Meanwhile, Suresh Raina chipped in with an apt reply to the journalist. The former Indian cricketer was quick to remind him that he is not the ICC ambassador but has won the ODI World Cup 2011. In addition, he also reminded the journalist of the India vs Pakistan clash at Mohali, which Pakistan lost the game.

Raina replied, “I’m not an ICC ambassador, but I have the 2011 World Cup at my house. Remember the game at Mohali? Hope it brings back some unforgettable memories for you.”

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When India beat Pakistan by 29 runs in ICC WC 2011 semi-final

Taking a trip down memory lane, Suresh Raina scored an unbeaten 36 including 3 fours against Pakistan in the ICC World Cup 2011 semi-final at Mohali. Team India posted 260/9 in their designated quota of 50 overs. In response, Pakistan were bowled out for 231.


Suresh Raina was instrumental on the field as well, saving some runs and then took the catch of Younis Khan, which was an important wicket. Sachin Tendulkar who scored 85 was adjudged the Man of the Match. India would go on to beat Sri Lanka in the final to win the second ODI World Cup.

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