Peshawar Zalmi opener Imam-ul-Haq has apologised for his send-off to Shane Watson in Sunday’s charged ultimate of the Pakistan Tremendous League the place Quetta Gladiators have been topped the champions.
Imam got here underneath fireplace for his heated send-off to the previous Australian all-rounder, who was run out by a swift throw from Umer Amin following a poor name by Ahmed Shehzad on the wicket.
Watson was seen exchanging phrases with Imam who pointed him to the dressing room on his approach out. The incident was caught on digicam and went viral inside minutes, as Twitterati criticised the opener for what appeared to be pointless hostility on his half.
In a tweet clarifying the incident, Imam apologised saying “his response to Watson’s inappropriate abusive feedback was avoidable.”
“It was a very good match and an important HBL PSL 2019, let’s take pleasure in its success. Congrats to Gladiators and Watson for the trophy and awards,” the batsman added.
Quetta Gladiators beat 2017 champions Peshawar Zalmi by eight wickets on Sunday to elevate their maiden PSL title, in a pulsating environment created by a sold-out crowd of 32,000 followers at Karachi’s Nationwide Stadium.