NEW DELHI: Former Pakistan captain and legendary cricketer Wasim Akram was attack by unknown assailants during live TV show in India in the early hours of Monday, TheNewsTribe.com reported.
Akram who was speaking on India’s 6-wicket victory over Australia at Mohali in Match No.31 at Mohali, was seen to be in shock, when he noticed men coming in front of the camera and asking him to stand up, cricketcountry.com reported.
Akram was heard speaking about how Kohli constructed his innings when he was interrupted. The anchor himself was in shock as things transpired on live TV. Akram was already in a sad state of mind on hearing about the blasts that took place in Lahore earlier in the day.
The video of this attack was leaked soon and is now making rounds on social media.
In the video, a man can be seen attacking and assaulting Wasim Akram while he was answering a question from TV show host.
This is first incident of its kind in Indian media.
The video of the attack is shared below. (Courtesy: Sriji Bose)