Shoaib Akhtar Comments On Sarfaraz Ahmed’s Fitness, Sparks Debate Regarding Body-Shaming

Only recently, Shoaib Akhtar has criticized Sarfaraz Ahmed severely for his unfit physique.

Akhtar talked about the deteriorating fitness level of the captain. He further went on to say that he’s the least fit captain in the history of Pakistani cricket. While describing Sarfaraz’s physical appearance, Shoaib said, “Itna barra pait hai uska aur itna barra moun hai uska.” Shoaib also mentioned that the current captain has serious issues while moving across the field.

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While Akhtar has tried to make a valid point about how the players need to stay in shape if they want to make it towards the win, there is always a way to say certain things without being unnecessarily harsh. Blatant body-shaming carried out by an otherwise well-respected cricketer. It is, by all means, disappointing.

Here’s what people have been saying:

Yet there are also those who believe that the players are being payed to stay fit and must do so, hence the criticism wasn’t misdirected.

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