Pakistan pacer Hasan Ali:- on Sunday got into a heated debate after the conclusion of the Pakistan Super League 2022 players’ draft. During this, he expressed displeasure over the question of the reporter. The incident happened when Islamabad United pacer Hasan Ali addressed a press conference and refused to respond to a journalist.
The argument over journalist’s question
In the viral video of this incident, a journalist is asking questions to Hasan Ali. But even before hearing the question, Hasan Ali said- ‘Next question’. It was the journalists who asked the question. Anas Saeed, who is associated with the Pakistani channel GNN. Anas tried to ask the question again, but Hassan again deferred by saying ‘next question’. Here a scuffle started between the two.
Catch left in T20 World Cup semi-final
In the T20 World Cup semi-final played in October-November, Hasan Ali faced criticism when he dropped the catch of Matthew Wade. Hassan left Wade’s catch on the ball of Shaheen Afridi. After which Wade hit three sixes off three balls of Shaheen and put the match in Australia’s bag. After this, Pakistan’s dream of winning the T20 World Cup for the second time shattered.
Video viral, journalist targeted
Hasan Ali looked quite upset during this and did not listen to Anas Saeed’s question. The video of this altercation between the two went viral on Twitter. Anas Saeed re-tweeting it and wrote, “Journalists have to face such allegations in every round, sometimes stealing eyes by calling it a caste allegation will not do anything. I will come back strong.”
Criticism had to be faced in T20 World Cup
A month ago, Hasan Ali came under the target of fans and media after leaving a catch against Australia in the semi-finals of the T20 World Cup 2021. Then Hasan Ali returned with a strong performance in the T20 series against Bangladesh and made headlines.