Former Pakistani speedster Shoaib Akhtar has turned a TV host. The former player who still holds the record for the worlds fastest ball is hosting a show called “Shoaib Akhtar Show”. This is the OTT debut for the man they call Rawalpindi Express which made his debut on a OTT platform called UrduFlix. The format of the show is a simple chat show filled with fun moments. One moment though will forever stay in the infamy of many and for a long time.
Nida Yasir’s answer stumps everyone –
Shoaib Akhtar recently was able to host Nida Yasir, who is a well known TV anchor. During the course of the show, Akhtar asked Nida Yasir “Which year did Pakistan win the 1992 world cup”. The TV anchor looked Perplexed and said “2006”. This had everyone shocked, till Nida Yasir was helped by her fellow guest, who prompted the right answer.
Shoaib Akhtar bowls another google which leaves Nida Yasir even more puzzled-
Once Rawalpindi express knew his guest knew the answer, former fast bowler changed his question. Akhtar asked Nida Yasir “which year did Pakistan win the 2009 T20 World Cup”. To which Nida quickly answered with 1992”. This had everyone shocked and there was a flood of jokes being posted at her expense.
Pakistani stars busy with PSL –
Meanwhile the 2023 season of Pakistan Super League began on Monday. The first game of the season saw Lahore beat Multan by 1 run. Lahore scored 174 on the board thanks to 66 by Fakhar Zaman. Despite the 75 by Mohammad Rizwan, Lahore bowlers held their own to take the game in a last ball thriller.
In the wnd game of the season, Peshawar beat Karachi by 2 runs on Tuesday. Peshwar scored 199 thanks to 92 by K. Cadmore and 68 by skipper Babar Azam who shifted base from Karachi. Imad Wasim with 80* and 52 by Shoaib Malik gave Peshawar a good fight but eventually lost the game by 2 runs.
Twitter reacts –
The hilarious Gaffe had the people talking and they took to Twitter to have their say and you can read the tweets below.
Let the memes begin! pic.twitter.com/QejWZbiLRU— 𝓢𝓮𝓱𝓻𝓲𝓼𝓱 🇵🇰 (@itsmeSehrish) February 14, 2023
Is this for real or some absurd comedy skit?— Vinod (@vnodkumar19) February 15, 2023