The Karachi Kings official on the mobile phone
In Karachi Kings Dug out official using mobile phone – Courtesy: Twitter Shoaib Akhtar

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:

Shoaib Akhtar@shoaib100mph

This is so wrong using mobile phone in dug out….

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Kings’ media manager Faisal Mirza clarified that person using the cell phone was team manager, Tariq Wasi.


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