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Watch: Shoaib Akhtar walks out of TV show after being asked to leave

Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar was embroiled in an issue when he walked out of a TV programme and resigned from his job as cricket analyst after being advised to depart the set by the host of the present at state-owned PTV.

Akhtar, 46, mentioned he had been handled badly and insulted on air by the host within the submit match present following Pakistan’s 5 wicket win over New Zealand in ongoing T20 the World Cup on Tuesday.

Akhtar, who performed 46 Exams and 163 ODIs, acquired up, took off his microphone and left. Host Nauman Niaz didn’t try to name him again and confirmed no response in any respect and carried on with the present as regular.


However the different visitors on the present together with greats like Sir Vivian Richards, David Gower, Rashid Latif, Umar Gul, Rashid Latif, Aaqib Javed and Pakistan girls’s group captain Sana Mir had been clearly shaken by the incident.

Akhtar’s stroll out prompted a storm on the social media with majority of the netizens sympathising with him and demanding an apology from the PTV sports activities host, Niaz, who’s a widely known cricket historian and analyst who heads the PTV sports activities division.

Clips of the argument between Akhtar and the host which led to the resignation half had been additionally shared extensively on social media.

Akhtar himself took to twitter on Wednesday to make clear his place.

“A number of clips are circulating on social media so I believed I shud make clear. dr noman was abnoxious (sic) and impolite wen he requested me to depart the present,” Akhtar tweeted.

“It was embarrassing specifically wen u have legends like sir Vivian Richards and David gower sitting on the set with a few of my contemporaries and seniors and thousands and thousands watching.

“I attempted to avoid wasting everybody from embarrassment by saying I used to be pulling dr nomans leg with this mutual understanding that dr noman may also politely apologise and we’ll transfer on with the present ,which he refused to do. Then I had no different alternative.”

The issue started apparently when Akhtar ignored the road of questioning by the host and determined to speak about pacer Haris Rauf and selected to lavish reward on the Pakistan Tremendous League franchise, Lahore Qalanders and its coach, Aaqib for locating Haris and supporting him correctly.

“That is the man who deserves all of the credit score. It was Lahore Qalanders who gave us Haris Rauf,” Akhtar mentioned as he pointed in direction of the previous Check pacer as Noman tried to interrupt him.

The host, clearly aggravated and irritated with Akhtar attempting to undermine him, advised Shoaib that he had been misbehaving with him and he wouldn’t tolerate that and in such circumstances it was higher if he left the present and than went for a business break.

“You’ve got misbehaved with me and I’m telling you you’ll be able to depart the present now,” the host mentioned.

After the break when the transmission resumed, there was extra drama when Akhtar mentioned he wish to shut the disagreeable incident however demanded an apology from the host, who didn’t not budge and began discussing the match.

Jiffy later Akhtar turned to his fellow consultants on the present and after apologising to them introduced he was resigning from PTV sports activities.

“My apologies for this however I’m resigning instantly from PTV sports activities as I’ve been insulted and handled badly on stay tv in entrance of the nation,” he mentioned.

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