State television host Dr. Noman Niaz apologized to former fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar for the harsh words in the live program. Dr. Noman Niaz in his statement said that the reaction to what happened to me on air in the program was absolutely legitimate and I have no right to do all this on-air, it was my fault. After the program, my father said that I This was not expected from you, you made a mistake, at that time Shoaib Akhtar was the star and I was just the host. I should have handled the matter maturely.
Dr. Noman Niaz Deeply felt Guilty Insulting Shoaib Akhtar
Dr. Noman Niaz said that I apologize not once but thousands of times for the mistake I made during the live program, Shoaib Akhtar is a star and I love his cricket, what happened, it should not have happened but Now I am suffering and I am ready to suffer any kind of loss.
On the other hand, Shoaib Akhtar while accepting the apology of the host Dr. Noman Niaz for insulting him during the live program on state TV said that he has forgiven Dr. Noman Niaz for the honor of the nation and institutions.
Shoaib Akhtar said:
“I gave full opportunity to the host to settle the matter but he apologized and did not say anything else so I had to adopt such an attitude again in the program, I think the national star on national TV Cannot be treated like this.”
It should be noted that after the match between Pakistan and New Zealand in the T20 World Cup, Dr. Noman Niaz had shown rudeness with Shoaib Akhtar in the sports program. He asked him to leave the show, in response to which Shoaib Akhtar showed restraint. Instead of reacting, he announced his resignation from the channel in a live show and left the program.