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Glenn Maxwell sparks Pakistan outrage after handshake snub of Sarfraz Ahmed

11 July 2018

The players of both the teams gave an incredible performance.

However, Shoaib Akhtar is the newest member to open up on the same and wants the Australian to apologise to the Pakistan skipper and the team.

Viewers from around the world were quick to point out Maxwell's supposed snub on social media, and there were also widespread rumours that Sarfarez told Maxwell to "f*** off' in the exchange".

Social media users lashed out at the Australian all-rounder over his actions.

The 29-year-old took to Twitter to explain the situation was a "genuine oversight" and not deliberate, as he looked to have avoided Sarfraz while going on to shake hands with other Pakistan players on Sunday.

Zaman combined with veteran Shoaib Malik (43 not out) for a fourth-wicket partnership of 107 as Pakistan passed Australia's total with four balls to spare - their highest successful run-chase in T20Is.

"In regards to the incident shown post match, it appears unsportsmanlike, and certainly not the way I play the game".

Glenn Maxwell, in his clarification, said that the incident was a "genuine oversight on his behalf" and he was in the hotel to shake his hand.

Coming to the game, Pakistan beat Australia in a high-scoring thriller to win the triangular series. Batting first, Australia posted a challenging 183 for 8. However, a middle-order collapse saw Australia set Sarfraz Ahmed's side 184 to win. They then got off to an exceptional start when Maxwell dismissed Sahibzada Farhan and Hussain Talat in the very first over before Fakhar Zaman took the game away from them with a 46-ball 91.

It wasn't all smooth sailing for Pakistan on Sunday as Zaman lost his opening partner Sahibzada Farhan, who was stumped off a wide on his first ball in global cricket.

Glenn Maxwell sparks Pakistan outrage after handshake snub of Sarfraz Ahmed