Glenn Maxwell apologises to Sarfraz Ahmed for handshake snub

Glenn Maxwell sparks Pakistan outrage after handshake snub of Sarfraz Ahmed

Watch: Maxwell Refused To Shake Hands With Sarfaraz Ahmed

Pakistan won the series by beating Australia by 6 wickets. The players of both the teams gave an fantastic performance.

The act flies in the face of the era of good sportsmanship new Test and ODI skipper Tim Paine has been driving - Australia shakes hands with teams at the start of series - to fix Australia's image after the ball-tampering scandal.

However, the footage had caused quite a stir on social media.

The snub was caught on camera and, as expected, it created a massive backlash on social media with Pakistani fans berating the Aussie for his uncalled-for gesture (or lack thereof). And with the matter getting out of hand, Maxwell took to Twitter to reveal his side of the story.

Explaining that he was on the lookout for the Pakistan captain after "a genuine oversight" from his part resulted in him not shaking hands with the opponent, Maxwell said that is not the way he plays his game. "Sad note to end our tour of Zimbabwe, but still plenty of positives to take out of it", Maxwell clarified on Twitter.

Coming to the game, Pakistan beat Australia in a high-scoring thriller to win the triangular series.

Australia had posted a challenging total of 183 for 8 after opting to bat.

Earlier, recalled opening batsman D'Arcy Short responded from being dropped for the final group game by hitting 76 from 53 balls to boost Australia's innings.

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. Chasing a daunting target of 184, it was Fakhar Zaman who smashes a career-best 91 to guide his team to an emphatic win.

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