Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Ramiz Raja has issued a legal notice to wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal for his ‘defamatory, false and offensive’ comments on his YouTube channel about Babar’s performance Azam led the T20 World Cup. Pakistan were heavily criticized by their former cricketers including Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis, Misbah-ul-Haq, Shoaib Akhtar at various stages of the recently concluded World Cup in Australia, especially during they are about to be knocked out of the competition. competition from the Super 12 stage after losing their first two matches against India and Zimbabwe.
It was not clear which of Akmal’s comments hurt PCB chief Raja, prompting him to issue a legal notice but it was deemed defamatory and offensive. “I don’t know exactly what charges they have filed against Kamran but it seems that the legal notice was issued because the chairman felt that Kamran had made malicious, false and malicious statements in media about him,” a source close to the developments told PTI.
If the report is to be believed then more legal notices will be issued to other former players who have their own YouTube channels and ‘cross the line when criticizing the team’s actions.’
“Some of them cross the line when criticizing the team, the management, the board and the chairman, and Ramiz has made it clear that he will not tolerate anyone who is running down and defaming or in Pakistan cricket,” the source said.
He said that the PCB’s legal team has been told to take immediate action if a former player’s comments on his own YT channel or on television are found to be offensive, offensive or personal. , it is false and bad for Pakistan cricket.
Even after Pakistan went to the final where they lost to England, Babar Azam and Co. Even Raja was not spared as many criticized him for Pakistan’s initial struggles in the World Cup and called for changes in the board and management of the team. Some parties want Babar Azam to be replaced as captain, suggesting that he should leave the batting order.
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