After a long twitter backlash now Shoaib Malik breaks his silence and says: “Families Should Not Be Dragged In”
Elder Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik pulled a lot of blame for a viral video which reveals him partying beside with his wife, Indian tennis player Sania Mirza. Fans and media declared that the video was taken a night before India vs Pakistan World Cup 2019 encounter on Sunday. Nevertheless, according to IANS, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) rejected the stories of players breaking curfew before the high-profile World Cup fixture against India. Following on Monday, Shoaib Malik also showed on the matter through a series of tweets.
“When will Pak media be accountable for their credibility by our courts?! Having served my country for +20 years in Intl Cricket, it’s sad that I have to clarify things related to my personal life. The videos are from 13th June and not 15th,” Malik tweeted adding a report of the PCB rejecting the rumors circulated by supporters on social media.
Malik, who was also censured for his poor execution facing India, also asked fans and media to keep the families of the players away from the petty arguments.
“On behalf of all athletes, I would like to request media and people to maintain respect levels in regards to our families, who should not be dragged into petty discussions at will. It’s not a nice thing to do,” Malik tweeted.
Sania Mirza was likewise targeted by Pakistani heroine Veena Malik, following which she tweeted, “Twitter cracks me up and some ppl for sure .. you guys really need other mediums of taking your frustrations out ..peace out guys, it’s break time”.
One-time winners Pakistan will next take on South Africa in the World Cup 2019 clash on Sunday.