Former Pakistan fast bowler Wasim Akram has said that he has never accepted his national team’s coach’s post on a permanent basis because he would never tolerate the way coaches are insulted on social media after the team’s loss. can not do. In today’s time, it has become a common practice to use social media to express one’s thoughts. But at times people also use it to target their anger and others and this is one of the reasons why Akram refused to coach the Pakistan team. Akram cited the example of Indian cricket team’s head coach Ravi Shastri and said that even after the team’s loss, the fans never misbehave with him.
‘Have you seen Ravi Shastri being treated on social media’: Akram explains why he has opted against coaching Pakistan https://t.co/7hfm4DF3BM
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Akram said on cricket pakistan.com.pk YouTube channel, ‘I cannot tolerate anyone’s misbehavior. I am no fool that I do not see how people misbehave with coaches and senior players when the team plays poorly. I don’t have that much patience. He said that he is loved by fans and supporters but he can never tolerate the misbehavior shown on social media. Akram believes that it shows what we are. I have never seen this in other countries.
The former captain further said that people need to understand that only the coaches and support staff can plan, guide and motivate the players but in the end players have to perform on the field. He said, ‘Sometimes you do well, sometimes you lose. But tell me if we see this kind of abuse in other countries. Have you ever seen Ravi Shastri being treated like this on social media? It is very scary for me the way people behave on social media.