File picture of Pakistan cricket nice Wasim Akram with Imran Khan© Twitter

In an obvious bid to finish the controversy over the discharge of a video in honour of the previous gamers, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has created extra issues for itself. The PCB had confronted lots of backlash on social media over fully ignoring former captain Imran Khan within the tribute video launched on August 14. Late Wednesday night time, the PCB got here out with an inexplicable rationalization that as a consequence of length issues, the tribute video was abridged and a few vital clips had been lacking from it however it had been rectified within the full model.

It additionally mentioned the PCB had launched a promotional marketing campaign main as much as the 2023 World Cup and the tribute video was a part of it.

The attention-grabbing half is that the length of the sooner video from which Imran was lacking and the “accomplished” model are across the similar length however this time the board has hacked all of the clips and footage of Wasim Akram and changed them with Imran.

Cricket followers at the moment are asking and questioning on social media the place has Wasim disappeared.

Wasim had on Tuesday lashed out on the PCB fully overlooking the function of Imran in a few of Pakistan cricket’s most memorable and iconic moments. Pakistan’s former captain Rashid Latif mentioned the PCB rationalization was exhausting to digest as a result of the tribute video was modified after practically 48 hours.

“Why wasn’t the error accepted and resolved as quickly because the backlash began on social media and within the media,” he questioned.

He additionally famous that the PCB had a verified X (previously Twitter) account which meant it will possibly add clips and movies as much as 7-8 minutes length and secondly there was no length bar on Youtube as nicely for the PCB channel to add longer movies. “So the place does this length drawback are available in for PCB? “It’s an try to cowl up and save face however the PCB nonetheless wants to offer solutions as to who was liable for authorizing, making, approving and releasing the video,” he added.

Paradoxically, the PCB additionally obtained blended reactions after it uploaded a two and half minute video on Thursday attempting to chronicle the journey of Pakistan in all of the World Cups from 1975 to 2019. The video is generally with none voice over or correct footage of Pakistan’s World Cup appearances or key moments.

This has now left some individuals questioning if a 2:30 seconds video suffices to correctly chronicle Pakistan’s journey within the 50-over showpiece. PTI COR BS BS

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