Lahore: Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar made a sensational disclosure that during the 2005 tour of Australia, an attempt was made to implicate him on charges of rape. Shoaib Akhtar had told during a live chat on the Hello app, ‘In the year 2005, I was sent back from Australia tour. I was dragged on the charge of raping a woman.
Shoaib Akhtar was accused of rape
Let us tell you that Shoaib Akhtar was sent back from the Australian tour in the year 2005. Then the reason behind this was told that Shoaib Akhtar was unfit. But then the news came that Shoaib Akhtar has been accused of trying to rape a woman. Recalling this incident in June last year, Shoaib Akhtar told during a live chat on the Helo app what happened on this tour.
team was sent back
Shoaib Akhtar said, ‘I was sent back from Australia tour in 2005. I was accused of attempted rape. Actually, I had a colleague in the Pakistani team, who had some misunderstanding with the woman. Pakistan team management hid that boy’s name. Shoaib Akhtar said, ‘A case of sexual assault was filed against me, while it was done by some other cricketer. The name of that cricketer was hidden by the Pakistan team management and the captain and sent me back.
The team used to tease by saying play boy
Shoaib Akhtar said, ‘I had asked the PCB then, but the board did not reveal the name of that cricketer nor removed my name from this matter. Everyone looked at me with suspicion. Akhtar said, ‘Everyone said Shoaib bhai is the play boy. I am telling you that cricketer was the most decent boy of that time, the team got to know his name.