Shoaib Akhtar Coronavirus: Former Pakistani cricketer and also a commentator and YouTuber Shoaib Akhtar lashed out on the team owner of Peshawar Zalmi “Javed Afridi.”. As Javed Afrifi recommended Pakistan Super League (PSL) could have proceeded for an additional forty-eight hours.
The PSL entered the knockout stages, and elimination round matches were expected to be played on Tuesday. But the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) delayed rest of the competition amid the worldwide COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. Also in last days many foreigner players left the PSL and returned to their homes to see their families.
After this news of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Javed Afridi said, “I was agreeable to holding some last matches of the PSL 5. I recommended that PSL 5 needed only two days and the competition will reach the Conclusion. Furthermore, Javed Afridi said, “My decision to delay this tournament, I take it back. However, on an individual note, I was supportive of holding the rest of the matches too. While we were examining this issue in meeting with other Pakistan Super Leagues and PCB, I raised the point that it is simply an issue of 48 hours. So let the PSL deduce in a superior manner.”.
Shoaib Akhtar’s Statements:
It didn’t go well with Shoaib Akhtar, and he hit back Javed Afridi. By asking him who might have been dependable if the infection had spread in the fan filled stadium, during a match. In an interview, Shoaib Akhtar said, “A team owner of PSL 5 is still saying that these remaining matches of PSL should also have taken place. Let’s think that if this outbreak of Coronavirus, spread in the stadium, it will be it Lahore or Karachi”.
Shoaib Akhtar also gave a statement, “In fact, PCB made a stupid mistake to proceed it. I’m almost sure that they would have kept it running if the case had not risen. Pakistan Cricket Board was late around six days concerning the suspension of the league. Putting individuals in danger was not a practical activity to perform.”.