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Former cricketer Shoaib Akhtar resigns from PTV Sports during live show

source: online

Legendary Cricketer Shoaib Akhtar has resigned from PTV Sports during the live transmissions of the show after Dr. Nauman humiliated him in front of everyone.

On Tuesday, after New Zealand was beaten by Pakistan with 5 wickets, Shoaib Akhtar and several others were present at PTV Sports to analyze the match. As Shoaib was praising ‘Lahore Qalandars’ particularly, Shaheen Shah Afridi and Haris Rauf, out of nowhere this appraising offended Dr. Nauman Niaz, the PTV correspondent and he asked Shoaib, “You’re being a little rude and I don’t want to say this: but if you’re being over smart, you can go. I am saying this on-air”. later he took a break.

Moreover, the show later resumed but Shoaib was seemed a bit struggling to maintain the atmosphere. After which he resigned from the show saying, “A lot of apologies guys, a lot of apologies. I am resigning from PTV. The way I have been treated on national TV, I don’t think I should be sitting here right now. So, I am resigning. Thank you very much”.

Though, while taking on to his social media account after his resignation, commentator Shoaib Akhtar clarified the incident in which he said, “Multiple clips are circulating on social media so I thought I should clarify.”

Posting a clip of his clarification that what happened during the show Shoaib mentioned, “dr nauman was obnoxious and rude when he asked me to leave the show, it was embarrassing especially when u have legends like sir Vivian Richards and David Gower sitting on the set with some of my contemporaries and seniors and millions watching”.

He further added, “I tried to save everyone from embarrassment by saying I was pulling dr nauman’s leg with this mutual understanding that dr nauman will also politely apologize and we will move on with the show, which he refused to do. Then I had no other choice “.

Meanwhile, the clip after circulated widely created an outrage among netizens and they called out Dr. Nauman Niaz for his insulting behavior towards a legendry star of Pakistan on a live TV show.