Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar is in the news these days. Shoaib had been the subject of discussion about his statements after Pakistan’s 10-wicket win against India in the World Cup. Shoaib is often seen talking on cricket shows and giving his opinion. Shoaib had reached one such sports show on PTV and was talking about Pakistan’s performance. During this, TV anchor Dr Nauman Niaz got angry on the former Pakistan fast bowler about one thing and asked him to leave the show. Shoaib left the show immediately and after this incident, he is also getting a lot of support from the fans on social media.
The ICC T20 World Cup match between Pakistan and New Zealand was played on 26 October and a sports live show was going on PTV regarding this match, which included big names like Shoaib Akhtar, Viv Richards and Sana Mir. Nauman asked Shoaib Akhtar to leave the show on some issue and after that a break was taken in the live show. When the show started again, Shoaib Akhtar said that the way I have been treated on National TV, I don’t think I should be a part of this show and I am resigning from PTV and leaving from there saying that Went.
Shoaib Akhtar is a national hero and star, he has played well for Pakistan and has always spoken well in defence. In the presence of foreign players on national TV, Shoaib’s disrespect and insult is in no way justified. We will always be with you. pic.twitter.com/360vmrKDMB
— Malak Aman (@MalakAm03837324) October 27, 2021
Fans have now come out in support of Shoaib on social media and are demanding to ban anchor Nauman. Fans say that such a legendary bowler should not be insulted at all. Nauman asking Akhtar to leave the show and then Akhtar leaving the show, both these video clips went viral on social media. After which Akhtar released the video on Twitter and told what the whole story was.