Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar walked out of a TV programme and resigned from his job as cricket analyst during live show.
Watch | Former Pakistan cricketer #ShoaibAkhtar walks off live TV show after host 'insults' him; tweets clarification later— Hindustan Times (@htTweets) October 27, 2021
It all began when Akhtar was asked whether Pakistan made a mess of the chase against NZ. pic.twitter.com/GiG7G0qJHi
“Multiple clips are circulating on social media so I thought I shud clarify. dr noman was abnoxious (sic) and rude wen he asked me to leave the show,” Akhtar tweeted.
“It was embarrassing specially wen u have legends like sir Vivian Richards and David Gower sitting on the set with some of my contemporaries and seniors and millions watching.”
Multiple clips are circulating on social media so I thought I shud clarify. pic.twitter.com/ob8cnbvf90— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) October 26, 2021
“I tried to save everyone from embarrassment by saying I was pulling dr nomans leg with this mutual understanding that dr noman will also politely apologise and we will move on with the show ,which he refused to do. Then I had no other choice.”