Imran Khan calls PSL foreign players ‘Phateechar’, faces strong criticizm
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has called the foreign cricketers playing in the final match of Pakistan Super League (PSL) as ‘Phateechar’ (low class).
In a video that became viral on social media, Khan could be seen as calling the foreign players as ‘Phateechar’ and saying that he does not even know these cricketers.
He said that the big players had to come here but they refused.
“If these players are paid, they would come here for domestic cricket too,” he said.
This statement of Khan is facing strong criticizm from around social and political circles. There is uproar on social media websites on this statement while #Phateechar is the top trend on Twitter.
Khan had earlier opposed hosting the PSL final in Lahore calling it a ‘madness’ and also refused to attend it.