Wasim Akram On Match Fixing: Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram is considered the best bowler of his era, but once again on match fixing Akram’s pain has spilled over. In fact, Wasim Akram said in his recent interview that the people of Pakistan have not yet recovered from the match-fixing incident. Today Wasim Akram was speaking at the launch of his autobiography ‘Sultan Wasim Akram’. During this, he also spoke on the allegations of match-fixing.
‘The current generation of Pakistan considers me a fixer’
Actually, Wasim Akram vented his anger fiercely on this occasion. He said that the current generation of Pakistan today considers him a match-fixer, but such people do not know what actually happened. Today’s young generation is unaware of the truth. Along with this, he also considered social media responsible for this. During this, Wasim Akram compared Pakistani fans with the fans of India, Australia, England and West Indies.
‘The Social Media Generation Far From Reality’
Wasim Akram said that in countries like India, Australia, England and West Indies my name is taken with respect. I get respect in these countries, but it is not so in Pakistan. The current generation of Pakistan and this social media generation consider me a match fixer, but they are far away from reality. He said that the time has passed when what people say makes no difference to me, what people say doesn’t make any difference to me now. Significantly, in the 1990s, Wasim Akram was accused of match-fixing. Apart from this, the specter of match-fixing also came out during the 1996 World Cup.