Ramiz Raja slams Shoaib Akhtar for his remarks on Babar Azam. It all started when former Pakistani fast bowler, Akhtar took a dig at the current star player of Pakistan, Babar Azam for his bad communication skills in English.
In a previous interview with Suno News, Shoaib Akhtar claimed that some members of the Pakistan national team face difficulties communicating in English. The Rawalpindi Express went on to say that Babar Azam, who is the captain in all three formats of the game, has been unable to establish himself as the biggest brand in Pakistan due to his inability to speak English.
Following his controversial comments about Babar Azam, During the live television debate, Shoaib Akhtar initially complimented Kamran Akmal, referring to him as a match-winner for the Pakistan cricket team. However, Akhtar’s tone changed as he took a swipe at Akmal’s communication abilities after the retired wicketkeeper-batsman mispronounced a common word.
Cricketer-turned-commentator Ramiz Raja came in defense of Babar Azam and slammed Shoaib Akhtar for his remarks on the current captain of the Pakistan Cricket Team.
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Ramiz Raja slams Shoaib Akhtar on a local news channel
In a recent interview with Bol News, Ramiz Raja criticized Shoaib Akhtar, he said “Shoaib Akhtar is a delusional superstar. He also had an issue recently with Kamran Akmal. He wants everyone to become a brand, but it is more important to become a human first.
“First, become a human and then a brand. Our former players degrade our cricket brand by giving delusional statements. You will never see that happening in our neighbouring country. You will never see Sunil Gavaskar criticizing Rahul Dravid. It only happens in Pakistan, where former players don’t let others do their job professionally,” Ramiz Raja said as he slams Shoaib Akhtar.
It’s important to note that Rameez Raja was the one who made the comment about Shoaib Akhtar becoming the chairman of PCB, not Akhtar himself. In response to the question about Akhtar’s aspiration, Raja commented, “He first needs to get a degree.” It’s unclear whether Raja was making a serious statement or just making a sarcastic comment.
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In the past, Shoaib has been critical of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and the team’s management, citing issues such as poor selection policies, lack of discipline, and corruption in the sport.
He has also spoken about the need for greater accountability and transparency within the PCB, as well as the need for better training and development programs for young players.
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