Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar has lashed out on the Pakistan Cricket Board (PSL) for incompetency after the Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL) was postponed with rapid impact because of a surge in COVID-19 instances within the T20 occasion.
PCB on Thursday introduced the postponement of this 12 months’s PSL following a string of constructive COVID-19 instances. Solely 14 video games might be accomplished within the 34-match match.
Akhtar, within the video posted on his YouTube channel, mentioned there needs to be a strict inquiry towards the medical panel.
“It’s time for blame-game. However it’s a must to admit that this the accountability of the medical panel and the bio-secure bubble ought to have been correctly maintained. There needs to be strict inquiry towards the medical panel… The medical panel shouldn’t be spared,” mentioned Akhtar.
“… The medical panel needs to be punished and I request the upper authorities as a result of they performed with the lives of the folks… All of the blame has been placed on Wasim Khan and he has been requested to face every little thing. Who has introduced Wasim Khan? Ehsan Mani (introduced him).
“The place is Mani Sahab? Is that this the accountability of Wasim Khan to reply right here? Ehsan Mani ought to give the reply,” he additional mentioned.
Final month, the PCB had allowed Wahab Riaz and Daren Sammy to affix the Peshawar Zalmi crew with out finishing the three-day quarantine interval. Akhtar mentioned that PCB has performed with the lives of individuals and PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani needs to be answerable.
Akhtar additionally requested the upper authorities together with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to look into the matter.
“Aren’t you (PCB) that good to guide a whole resort. Individuals are getting married there, getting haircuts. Daren Sammy getting out. I fail to know, why would you (Javed Afridi) breach the bio-secure bubble. I’m asking the identical query to Wahab Riaz,” Akhtar mentioned.
“… You (PCB) performed with the lives of the folks and on the similar time you performed with the fame of the nation… The place is the Chairman of PCB, he needs to be answerable. I request the upper authorities and to the honourable courts to take an excellent take a look at this matter… The place is Mani? Come to the entrance and reply.
“You might have broken Pakistan’s fame by ruining PSL. I’m asking the upper authorities and the Prime Minister, sir look into this matter. That is an insult to Pakistan and Pakistan cricket,” he added.