LAHORE: In 5th PSL – Pakistan Super League 2020, a controversy has broken out as a team official of Karachi Kings was captured on camera using mobile phone in the dugout.
According to ICC – International Cricket Council, during the match mobile phones are not permitted and banned for players and members of team management. As an alternative they are only allowed to use walkie-talkies.
The incident was captured on live telecast, during the second match played between Karachi Kings against Peshawar Zalmi at the National Stadium, Karachi.
Besides live telecast many shared snapshots of the same on social media, including legendary Shoaib Akhtar. His tweet stated:
This is so wrong using mobile phone in dug out….
Kings’ media manager Faisal Mirza clarified that person using the cell phone was team manager, Tariq Wasi.