Wished he had such a clear thought of mind back in 2010 when he was Match fixing: Vaughan hits back at Salman Butt

Having read about Butt's comments on him on social media, the 46-year-old didn't hold himself back.

Rohan Gulaty Author

Updated - 16 May 2021 4:53 pm

Former England captain Michael Vaughan is known for making some nasty comments on social media. The 46-year-old is often the talk of the town in world of cricket these days because of his debatable tweets or any other comments. He once again came under the radar of everyone when he stated that if Kane Williamson was Indian, he would be the greatest player in the world. Vaughan also made a remark that Kohli is regarded as the best in the world only because of his social media followers which really angered the fans all over the country.

Read More: Virat Kohli is not greatest, he is famous because of Instagram: Vaughan

Salman Butt terms Vaughan's comments as 'irrelevant'

Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt was also one of those who was not pleased by Vaughan's comments. On his YouTube channel, the 36-year-old criticized the Englishman stating that Virat Kohli has 70 international tons and Vaughan has none in his entire ODI career. Butt added that Vaughan has a knack for saying things that stir up a debate and termed his comments on Kohli as 'irrelevant'. Read More

Michael Vaughan replies with a nasty comment

Having read about Butt's comments on him on social media, Michael Vaughan didn't hold himself back. While the 46-year-old tweeted that Salman is allowed to have his opinion and that is fine, he however added a very fierce remark for the former Pakistan captain towards the end of his post. Vaughan stated, "I wished he had such a clear thought of mind back in 2010 when he was Match-fixing."

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What is Vaughan's remark about?

Salman Butt was notably involved in a spot-fixing scandal in 2010. The former Pakistan captain was found guilty and was handed a ten-year ban from all forms of cricket, which was later reduced to five years. Considering the fact that Salman has served his punishment for his wrong-doing, some fans believed that the comments from Vaughan were 'below the belt' and were unacceptable.

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