Pakistan captain Babar Azam has been caught up in a weird web scandal, falsely accused of sexting a teammate’s girlfriend after movies and voice recordings went viral on-line.
While the authenticity of the materials was unclear, it allegedly confirmed a topless Babar in intimate chats with the unnamed lady.
Among the accusations — which have been broadly reported by Pakistani and Indian publications — was that Babar promised the lady that her boyfriend’s spot in Pakistan’s XI was secure if she saved sexting him.
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The accusation was first posted by verified Twitter account Dr Nimo Yadav, saying: “Babar Azam sexting with GF of another Pakistan cricketer and promising her that her bf won’t be out of the team if she keeps sexting with him is just.
“I hope Allah is watching all this.”
Babar was trending on Twitter below the hashtag #StayStrongBabarAzam.
But the account, which is a parody web page, then deleted the unique tweet adand apologised to Babar instantly.
And hours after dropping the bombshell, Dr Yadav lashed media who for selecting up his pretend news and reporting it as a real intercourse scandal.
“What a clown media we have, mirror now telecasted a dedicated show based on my satirical tweet and put nasty allegations on Babar Azam without even verifying the source of the news (me),” Dr Yadav tweeted.
“I was the one who started bf in team story, this was fake. Apologise to Babar.”
The potential scandal didn’t seem to influence Babar, who posted a cheerful snap whereas showing to be on vacation in Sydney on Monday.
“Doesn’t take too much to be happy,” he captioned the photograph with the Sydney Harbour Bridge in the background.
Babar’s captaincy has come below hearth just lately on account of a run of poor performances by Pakistan, who misplaced 3-0 in a house Test sequence to England, drew a two-Test sequence towards New Zealand, after which misplaced 2-1 in an ODI sequence towards the Black Caps.
Babar has been embroiled in off-field controversy earlier than.
In 2020, a sexual harassment case was filed towards Babar, however was in the end withdrawn the following yr.