The Pakistan Super League 2022 has been mired in constant controversies. First, James Faulkner refused to play in this league, saying that he did not get the money. After this, the PCB alleged that Faulkner had vandalized a hotel in Pakistan after consuming alcohol. Apart from Faulkner, players like Alex Hales and Paul Stirling have also left this league. Now here another controversy has come to the fore. A fast bowler from Pakistan slapped his fellow player in the field itself. The video of this incident is becoming increasingly viral on social media.
Haris Rauf, who plays for Lahore Qalandars, has slapped his teammate Kamran Ghulam. In the match against Peshawar Zulmi, Ghulam dropped the catch of Hazratullah Zazai off Rauf. In the last ball of the same over, Mohammad Haris tried to play a big shot, but Fawad Ahmed took a good catch and got him out.
slap while celebrating the wicket:
After Haris’s dismissal, all the players of Lahore Qalandars came to celebrate with Rauf. Kamran Ghulam was also among them. Meanwhile, Rauf gave him a slap. However, none of the players took the incident seriously and everything went on as normal in the match. The PCB has also not taken any action against Rauf on this matter. Ghulam has also not responded to this.
Harbhajan slapped Sreesanth:
In the first season of IPL, India’s legendary off-spinner Harbhajan Singh slapped fast bowler Sreesanth. Harbhajan used to play for Mumbai and Sreesanth Kings XI Punjab in this season. After the match between the two teams, Harbhajan slapped Sreesanth, but both of them resolved the matter among themselves.
There have been many controversies in the PSL in the past as well. Wahab Riaz and Ahmed Shehzad clashed in the year 2016. During this, Riyaz had pushed Shahzad and there was a situation like a fight between the two. After this incident, Riyaz was fined 40 percent and Shahzad 30 percent.