Shoaib Akhtar schooled for cycling during coronavirus lockdown in Islamabad’s red zone


Former Pakistan quick bowler Shoaib Akhtar, who went out cycling on the streets of Islamabad during the coronavirus lockdown, has been slammed by his followers throughout social media.

A video-screengrab of Shoaib Akhtar out cycling in Islamabad during coronavirus lockdown

A video-screengrab of Shoaib Akhtar out cycling in Islamabad during coronavirus lockdown (Instagram: @iamshoaibakhtar)


  • Shoaib Akhtar uploaded a video of himself cycling in Islamabad during the coronavirus lockdown
  • The former cricketer wasn’t even carrying any sort of protecting tools
  • Akhtar was slammed closely for his stunt on social media

Pakistani cricket star Shoaib Akhtar confronted social media criticism after his video of cycling in Islamabad’s red zone went viral with widespread questions being raised over being out for leisure during the occasions of a lockdown.

Akhtar was criticized for advocating and calling on folks to remain indoors during and keep away and secure from the COVID-19 virus, whereas roaming round with out protecting gear, on a bicycle, that additionally on the principle Aiwan-e-Sadar in the capital Islamabad, the principle street that has the President House, Prime Minister House, Supreme Court, PM Secretariat, National Assembly, Senate, Foreign Office and the Diplomatic Enclave.

“Shoaib bhai, you were seen advocating and urging people to stay indoors, while you are out cycling on the main roads??”, mentioned one offended follower of Akhtar on social media.

Some additionally raised severe considerations over Shoaib Akhtar’s stunt, saying that he may be seen cycling on the principle street with none helmet or protecting gear, which cannot solely trigger the coronavirus but additionally is harmful and may set off an accident.

“He is cycling and seeing here and there, being on the main road. This is dangerous more than exciting as you can catch the virus and also can indulge in a road accident because of your recklessness”.

The criticism schooled Akhtar and reminded him of his personal current movies calling on folks to chorus from going out of their dwelling unnecessarily.

One of his followers additionally raised considerations over his followers, taking his lead and opting to exit with their autos at a time when the federal government has imposed restrictions of motion to sort out the unfold of COVID-19.

This prompted Akhtar’s agent to take the video off his web page earlier than the criticism would flip ugly.

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