PTV Anchor Insult Shoaib Akhtar: The kind of form the Pakistan cricket team is showing in the ICC T20 World Cup at this time has only brought praise to this team. This team created history in its first match and defeated India. This is India’s first defeat at the hands of Pakistan in the World Cup. After this, the team continued its excellent form in the second match as well and defeated New Zealand.
PTV Anchor Insult Shoaib Akhtar
But in the meantime, a former Pakistan fast bowler has to face humiliation on TV. The name of this former player is Shoaib Akhtar. He was participating in the show on Pakistan’s news channel PTV after Pakistan’s New Zealand match. In the middle of the show, the anchor humiliated Akhtar. Veteran West Indies batsman Vivian Richards was also sitting in this show and many former players of Pakistan were also involved.
The name of this show is ‘Game On Hai’. During the discussion in this show, Akhtar praised two Pakistan bowlers Shaheen Shah Afridi and Harris Rauf. In this, he told that both of these came from the team of Pakistan Super League team Lahore Qalandars. Meanwhile, the show’s host Nauman Niaz interrupted Akhtar and said that “Shaheen has played for Pakistan’s Under-19 team.”
Meanwhile, Akhtar said that “I am talking about Harris Rauf.” Niyaz did not like the way Akhtar said this and he lashed out at Akhtar, Niaz said, “You are talking in a slightly rude way. I don’t want to say this but if you want to be oversmart then you can leave this show. I am telling you this on air.
Akhtar was shocked
After telling this to Akhtar, Niaz turned to the other side and was about to ask questions to the other guest, but by then Akhtar came out of his surprise. He said, “Excuse Me, Excuse Me.” Niyaz stopped here and he talked about taking a break.
Dr Nauman Niaz and Shoaib Akhtar had a harsh exchange of words during live PTV transmission. pic.twitter.com/nE0OhhtjIm
— Kamran Malik (@Kamran_KIMS) October 26, 2021
Return after break
The show resumed after the break. During this, Akhtar tried to clear and handle the matter but he failed in this. After that he decided to leave the show. According to the BBC report, Shoaib took out his mic and said, “I felt very bad. I am tendering my resignation from PTV. After the way I have been treated on National TV, I feel that no more. That’s why I’m leaving from here. Thanks.”
Multiple clips are circulating on social media so I thought I shud clarify. pic.twitter.com/ob8cnbvf90
— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) October 26, 2021
Shoaib released video
After this, Akhtar released a video and presented his side. He said in his video, “A bad thing happened today, Noman behaved badly. I don’t know why he did this. Then he went on a break. National TV He humiliated the national star. I realized that all the superstars are sitting and there are foreigners too. I again told Noman that what you are doing with me will go viral, there is no solution for that. I said finish it, so that bad message does not go out. I told him to say sorry to me, but he didn’t and then I thought I should leave.