The continuous altercation between previous Pakistan pace legend Shoaib Akhtar and Pakistan Television Corporation (PTV) appears to have gone murkier as the news station has apparently sent a Rs 100 million slander notice to the previous cricketer.
Concurring a to a PTI report, Akhtar had surrendered on air from PTV sports last month, which the organization says was an infringement of the provision as well as brought about immense monetary misfortunes to the association.
“Shoaib Akhtar additionally left Dubai during T20 World Cup transmission with next to no earlier data to PTVC the board. Plus, appearance on an Indian TV show alongside Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh, which likewise made unsalvageable misfortunes PTV,” the notification further added.
Akhtar has been asked by the PTVC to pay a measure of Rs 100 million as harms alongside a measure of Rs 33,33,000, comparable to a three-month compensation to the association, in any case, PTC “holds its privileges to start judicial actions” against Akhtar under the watchful eye of the court of skilled ward, said ARY News.
Previous Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar was entangled in a discussion when he left a TV program and left his work as cricket investigator in the wake of being told to leave the set by the host of the show at state-possessed PTV.
Akhtar, 46, said he had been dealt with gravely and offended on air by the host in the post-match show following Pakistan’s five wicket prevail upon New Zealand in continuous T20 World Cup.
Akhtar, who played 46 Tests and 163 ODIs, got up, removed his amplifier and left. Host Nauman Niaz didn’t endeavor to get back to him and showed no response by any means and continued with the show as typical.
Yet, different visitors on the show, including greats like Sir Vivian Richards, David Gower, Rashid Latif, Umar Gul, Aaqib Javed and Pakistan ladies’ group skipper Sana Mir, were unmistakably shaken by the episode.
Akhtar’s walkout incited a tempest on the online media with greater part of the netizens feeling for him and requesting an expression of remorse from the PTV sports have, Niaz, who is a notable cricket history specialist and expert who heads the PTV sports division.
Clasps of the contention among Akhtar and the host, which prompted the acquiescence part were additionally shared broadly via online media.
Akhtar himself took to Twitter to explain his position.
“Numerous clasps are flowing via online media so I thought I shud explain. dr noman was abnoxious (sic) and inconsiderate wen he requested that I leave the show,” Akhtar tweeted.
The issue started clearly when Akhtar disregarded the line of addressing by the host and chose to discuss pacer Haris Rauf and decided to luxurious commendation on the Pakistan Super League establishment, Lahore Qalanders and its mentor Aaqib for finding Haris and supporting him appropriately.
A couple of moments later, Akhtar went to his kindred specialists on the show and subsequent to saying ‘sorry’ to them declared he was leaving PTV sports.
“My conciliatory sentiments for this yet I am leaving quickly from PTV sports as I have been offended and abused on live TV before the country,” he said. With inputs from PTI/Agencies