If scandal would have a second name, for sure it would have been ‘Umar Akmal’. The 27-year old Pakistani cricketer, who is not consistent enough to get the berth in Pakistan cricket team as a regular member after being dropped from the side years back, is actually quite punctual when it comes to making his way into headlines through scandals and controversies. The latest of all is about once touted as the future of Pakistan cricket, Akmal alleging former Pakistan Cricket coach, Waqar Younis of ending his career after he refused to do the wicket-keeper role.
The video which is floating on the internet is hardly meant to be taken seriously as one of three Akmal brothers, who have served Pakistan Cricket team is quite often up making such statements. Not to forget whether it’s late night dancing party videos or manhandling traffic warden; it had been no stopping to the aggressive batsman, who badly failed to make an impact on the cricket pitch. It should be noted here that this statement from Umar Akmal came while he was being interviewed during a domestic ODI match, where he was part of the Khyber Paktkthunkwa side against Federal. The fame host inquired about his role as the wicketkeeper in the side with even having the specialists keeper in the playing XI, the Lahore Qalandars cricketer went on elaborating by even telling what made a hindrance to his career.
Umar Akmal Controversial Video about Waqar Younis
In a short video-clip making cricket-lovers go again curious about what Umar Akmal is actually up to as the videos show the star cricketer throwing tantrums at former Pakistan cricket team coach, Waqar Younis. During that conversation, Umar Akmal went on telling that after he refused the wicket-keeping option in Test cricket, then’s coach Waqar told him “I will see who lets him play cricket in the future”. Moreover, he also added that he pleaded in response to let him play for the country as his honest and patriot and took up the decision of not wicket-keeping in Test cricket, for the team and the nation.
Umar Akmal has made accusations against Waqar Younis that the former Pakistan head coach said to him “I will see who will allow you to play cricket in the future” after Umar refused to keep wicket in a Test match” #Cricket
— Saj Sadiq (@Saj_PakPassion) May 7, 2018
@waqyounis99 آپ پر جنت کے دروازے صرف اس بات پے کھل جانے ہیں
— Irfan Akram (@Iffy9000Irfan) May 8, 2018
Ignore, if Kamran Akmal talk like this that would make more sense. At least he is performing. He has to perform but he didn’t in some time.
— Ijaz Bajwa (@bajwaih) May 8, 2018
Waqar should be awarded Tamgha-e-Imtiaz for this. He had done something which was in national interest
— S O H A I B (@SohaibbK) May 8, 2018
Umar Akmal should look into himself rather than blaming others
— Arbaz Zahid (@iamArbazZahid) May 7, 2018