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Drunk man interrupts Wasim Akram's TV interview after India-Australia World T20 clash

Pakistan pace legend Wasim Akram was reportedly rudely interrupted live on air by an unidentified person during a news channel broadcast late on Sunday evening not long after India beat Australia by six wickets in the ICC World T20. However, it was later clarified that a drunkard had created a scene, and that Akram as well as the crew were safe at the location.

Wasim, who has been quite active with the Indian media and has been commentating for Star Sports, was talking about Virat Kohli for Aaj Tak from Mumbai when the incident took place at around 11.05 pm (local time).

The former Pakistan captain wore a startled look on his face when an unidentified person appeared in the frame, seemingly to disrupt the cameras, according to a report on The Indian Express. Here's a video of the incident.

Aaj Tak anchor Vikrant Gupta had initially assured the masses of Wasim's safety, adding that a few people had 'objected' to the camera being placed at the said location.

 

However, Akram himself later confirmed himself to be safe, with the perpetrator turning out to be a drunkard who was creating a scene, as tweeted by Gupta.

 

 

 

According to a report on DNA, the incident took place in Lower Parel in Mumbai, with the drunkard reportedly disrupting another shoot hosted by former Indian cricketer Murali Karthik for the ABP news channel right next to the Aaj Tak setup.

Earlier in the day, the attacks prompted the Twitterati from both sides of the border to react, including wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal:

 

 

 

 

 

Now that the air has been cleared by Akram himself, let us wish him a happy stay in India along the road further up ahead.


Updated Date: Mar 28, 2016 17:51 PM

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