Huge outcry on social media over insensitive video of Naseem Shah

The pacer underwent shoulder injury on Wednesday

By Web Desk
October 04, 2023
Naseem Shah was ruled out of ICC World Cup 2023 due to injury. - X/@iNaseemShah

Pakistan pacer Naseem Shah successful underwent surgery on his injured shoulder on Wednesday.

However, a video, soon after the surgery, went viral on social media in which Shah can be seen talking about his mother while not being fully conscious.

Taking to X, formerly known as Twitter, a large number of users expressed their displeasure over why the video was recorded and uploaded on social media since it was invading the Shah’s privacy.

Users react after Naseem Shah's video goes viral. - X

The injury had ruled out the right-armer from the ICC World Cup 2023, which begins tomorrow in India.

Shah has been advised rest of four to six weeks and will be start bowling after completing his rehab.

The 20-year-old also uploaded on a video on his official social media accounts to provide an update about his surgery. 

Shah is likely to stay out of action for three to four months due to the injury.

In the 46th over during Pakistan's second game against India at the Asia Cup 2023 last month, Naseem walked off the field on the reserve day organised for that game. Soon after, the PCB issued a press release stating that the right-armer has been ruled out of the rest of the tournament.

Shah suffered an injury to a muscle just below his bowling shoulder and is not a recurrence of any previous shoulder injuries.

Pacer Hasan Ali, last played an ODI match for Pakistan in 2022 against West Indies in Multan, replaced Shah is Pakistan’s World Cup squad.