Sarfraz Ahmed apologizes for improper insult

Pakistan cricket captain Sarfraz Ahmed leaves the field after being dismissed during the one day international (ODI) Asia Cup cricket match between Pakistan and India at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai on September 19, 2018. (Photo by Ishara S. KODIKARA / AFP) (Photo credit should read ISHARA S. KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)

Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed took to Twitter to issue a conciliatory sentiment for his unseemly remarks amid the second ODI against South Africa. Sarfraz’s scoffs apparently went for Andile Phehlukwayo and grabbed by the stump mic earned the anger of Twitter for its supremacist hints. Through a progression of Tweets, Sarfraz illuminated that his remarks were not gone for anybody specifically.

“I wish to stretch out my genuine conciliatory sentiments to any individual who may have complained from my appearance of disappointment which was sadly gotten by the stump mic amid yesterday’s diversion against SA,” he tweeted.

It isn’t clear whether ICC will endorse Sarfraz under its enemy of bigotry code, yet South Africa group administrator Mohammad Moosajee affirmed that the match authorities had taken cognizance of the occurrence. “The ICC and the match authorities have noticed the supposed episode. They have begun the important strategies to examine the issue. We can just remark once we have gotten the consequences of the examination. Any further elucidation/refreshes need to experience the ICC,” he said.

In the interim, the Pakistan Cricket Board issued an announcement Wednesday night denouncing the occurrence. “The PCB communicates lament over the comment made by their commander Sarfaraz Ahmed and grabbed by the stump mic amid the second ODI against South Africa in Durban. The PCB neither embraces nor bolsters any remarks that can possibly cause offense, and solidly repeats their zero-resistance approach towards supremacist remarks made; in whatever unique situation,” the board said in an announcement.

“This occurrence has likewise featured the significance and criticalness of player instruction and preparing at all dimensions. The PCB tries to enhance their player instruction projects to guarantee these sorts of occurrences don’t occur once more.

“Sarfaraz is a standout amongst the most regarded cricketers on the planet. In any case, captaining Pakistan is a gigantic respect and any terrible comments by any cricketer, not to mention the chief, are not satisfactory to the PCB.” The PCB is sure that this occurrence won’t influence the arrangement, which has been played in incredible soul with some phenomenal exhibitions from both sides. The PCB is likewise cheerful that the groups will keep on turning up in huge numbers for the rest of the matches to help cricket,” it closed.

Courtesy: Cricbuzz


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