Quetta’s Sarfaraz Ahmed and Lahore’s Shaheen Afridi had been concerned in a heated argument throughout final evening’s PSL match.
It began when the previous Pakistan captain was hit on the helmet by a fiery bouncer from the left-arm pacer. Whereas the supply was declared as a no-ball by the umpire, Sarfaraz took a run because the ball went all the way down to the third man.
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After reaching the non-striker’s finish, Sarfaraz reportedly requested Shaheen, who was on the point of bowl the subsequent supply, to apologize for the bouncer. This irritated Shaheen and he walked down from his run-up, saying one thing again, for a faceoff with Sarfaraz.
Nonetheless, on-field umpires and few fielders of Lahore Qalandars, together with Mohammad Hafeez, intervened to manage the scenario from snowballing into one thing greater.
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Whereas Hafeez was seen urging Sarfaraz to chill down, Afridi termed the incident as ‘a part of the sport.’
The incident has additionally began a debate on social media. Some have criticized Afridi for his aggressive habits in direction of the previous Pakistan captain whereas others have stated that the younger left-arm pacer doesn’t owe an apology to Sarfaraz as he didn’t break any guidelines.
By way of Shoaib Jutt/Fb