Pakistan fast-bowler Mohammad Irfan, on Sunday, rubbished reports of his death in a road accident. Several report of the Pakistan star dying in a car accident have been doing the rounds on social media. He took to Twitter to rubbish the reports and confirmed that he’s totally fine
He termed the reports ‘fake’ and ‘baseless’ and said he was not involved in any accident. The left-arm pacer also went on to urge not to spread such news as it had disturbed his family and friends.
“Some social media outlets have been spreading baseless fake news about my death in a car accident,” tweeted Mohammad Irfan.
“This has disturbed my family and friends beyond words, and I have been receiving endless calls on this. Please refrain from such things. There was no accident and we are well,” he further added in his tweet.
Some social media outlets have been spreading a baseless fake news about my death in a car accident. This has disturbed my family & friends beyond words, and I have been receiving endless calls on this. Please refrain from such things. There was no accident and we are well.— Mohammad Irfan (@M_IrfanOfficial) June 21, 2020
The 38-year old made his international debut for Pakistan in 2010 and has so far represented his country in 4 Tests, 60 ODIs and 22 T20Is. So far, he has picked up a total of 109 wickets across formats in international cricket. He first grabbed the attention for his height. His height is more than 7 ft and is the tallest Pakistani cricketer to have played in international cricket.
Mohammad Irfan made his comeback to Pakistan T20I side last year during the tour of Australia. He was out of the team for more than two years. The lanky pacer was last seen in action during the Pakistan Super League (PSL) as he represented Multan Sultans. He ended up taking four wickets in the tournament.