‘India waalo sunn lo’ – Fans react as Shoaib Malik reveals reason behind leaving BPL 2024 midway amid allegations of fixing



Shoaib Malik has reacted to the fixing allegations against him. In a game in BPL 2024, Malik ended up bowling three no-balls in an over. After the incident, some rumours claimed him to be involved in fixing. Following the incident, Malik left the squad of Fortune Barishal which led to rumours that claimed the team had punished Shoaib for allegations about his bowling in the league.

Malik took to X and confirmed the reason behind leaving BPL 2024. The former Pakistan cricketer claimed that he had a discussion with Tamim Iqbal, the skipper of Fortune, and said that the two had discussed the same a long time back. Shoaib added that he had to leave Bangladesh to take part in an already-planned media commitment in Dubai.

“Official statement; I would like to address and dismiss the recent rumors circulating about my playing position with Fortune Barishal. I had a thorough discussion with our captain, Tamim Iqbal, and we mutually planned the way forward. I had to leave Bangladesh for a pre-committed media engagement in Dubai,” wrote Malik on X. The star cricketer wished Barishal the best for the rest of their campaign.

The owner of the Bangladesh Premier League franchise Fortune Barishal’s owner Mizanur Rahman clarified the rumours about Malik’s exit and stated that match-fixing allegations on Shoaib were wrong. Rahman lauded Malik’s contribution to Fortune Barishal in the first three matches of the season.

Let’s prioritize accuracy and rely on credible sources – Shoaib Malik

The experienced cricketer claimed himself to be available for Fortune if necessary. Malik weighed on the rumours that have been spreading about him leaving the squad. Malik refuted the rumours by calling them baseless. “I want to emphasize the importance of exercising caution when it comes to rumours, especially those circulating recently. I want to make it clear that I strongly refute these baseless rumours,” the former Pakistan batter added.

Malik concluded by asking the fans to trust credible sources before making allegations. “It’s crucial for everyone to verify information before believing and spreading it. Falsehoods can harm reputations and create unnecessary confusion. Let’s prioritize accuracy and rely on credible sources to ensure a clear understanding of the facts. Thank you for your understanding and diligence. Thank you for your love & support as always,” added Malik.

Here’s how the fans reacted to the statement of Shoaib Malik:

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