Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal , got in news after almost a year after he was declared as ‘dead’ on social media sites. The fake post made the cricketer annoyed and he tweet responded:
Allhamdulillah I am safe n perfectly fine in Lahore all news coming from social media is fake. And Insha Allah I will join #National20cup2017 #Semifinale” Akmal tweeted.
He also urged people not to spread fake news.
“As salaam alaikum guys. By the grace of Allah I am safe. All the news doing the rounds is fake. You will see me live at the semi-finals. And I request everyone not to spread news like this. Thank you very much.” Akmal said in his video message.
The 27-year-old has played 116 ODIs for his country, scoring 3044 runs at an average of 34.59, including 2 centuries and 20 fifties.
The wicket-keeper batsman has 90 dismissals (77 catches and 13 stumping) to his name.
(With AFP inputs)