Riaz urges youngsters not to take inspiration from Shehzad fight

Karachi : Pakistan pace bowler Wahab Riaz has requested his country’s youth to refrain from taking inspiration from a brawl that took place with his teammate Ahmed Shehzad in their Pakistan Super League match on Sunday.

Speaking to a local TV channel, the left-arm bowler refused to talk more about the incident but urged people not to get any inspiration from what happened during the match, the Dawn reported.

Riaz and Shehzad were fined 40 per cent and 30 per cent of their match fees after being found guilty of making ‘inappropriate and deliberate physical contact’.

A fierce war of words was exchanged between both the players after Quetta Gladiators opener Shehzad was clean bowled by Peshawar Zalmi’s Riaz, who was clobbered for a six by the batsman earlier in the fifth over.

A charged-up Wahab was then seen provoking Shehzad by passing ‘inappropriate’ comments, to which the batsman reacted by colliding with the bowler.

However, the scuffle was neutralised on the spot. (ANI)