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‘Not cool’: Netizens lambast Naseem Shah for ‘body shaming’ Azam Khan

People on social media called out Pakistani pacer Naseem Shah, who is currently playing in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), for making fun of his fellow countryman Azam Khan’s body.

On Tuesday, when Khulna Tigers played Comilla Victorians, Naseem first joked with Azam and then tried to give him a hug. But the wicketkeeper who was at bat pushed him away.

Later, the speedster made fun of the way Azam walked in front of the camera. The player, who was born in Karachi and is the son of former wicketkeeper and batter Moin Khan, didn’t know what Naseem did.

The 19-year-old pacer had no idea that people would criticise the way he moved on the internet.

On Twitter, people called out Naseem for making fun of Azam’s body.

Look at what people said:

One of the users said, “Honestly, it’s not funny and it’s not cool.”

Someone said that Naseem Shah should be told that cricket is a game for gentlemen.

While someone else thought it was “silly.”

One user, who was very angry about what was done, said it was “shameful.”

Sources say that Pakistani players have been given permission to play in the BPL until February 8.

But the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) decision only applies to people who are not playing in the exhibition match between Peshawar Zalmi and Quetta Gladiators that will be held in Quetta soon.

The players who will play in the exhibition game on February 5 have been asked to go home on February 2.

Before, all of the players were told to go home on February 2, which is eleven days before the PSL 8 starts in Multan. The PCB said that it brought back the players who will play in the PSL 8 because the franchises asked them to.

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