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Monday Apr 05 2021
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Web Desk

Pak vs SA: Waqar Younis questions Quinton de Kock's 'cheeky giggle' leading to Fakhar Zaman's run out

By
Web Desk

Bowling coach Waqar Younis (Left), Screengrab of the moment when Fakhar Zaman was run-out.
  • Pakistani bowling coach Waqar Younis raised his concerns over South African wicket-keeper Quinton de Kock's confusing gesture.
  • He tries to distract Fakhar Zaman ultimately leading to his run-out after remarkable innings.
  • A TV replay showed that it was probably not just a misunderstanding.


Bowling coach Waqar Younis raised his concerns over South African wicket-keeper Quinton de Kock's confusing gesture where he tried to distract Pakistani batsman Fakhar Zaman — a move which ultimately led to Zaman's run-out after a remarkable innings.

Read more: Did Quinton de Kock deliberately distract Fakhar Zaman before he got run out? Social media thinks so

Record-breaking inning. Simply Outstanding @FakharZamanLiveWhat about this cheeky giggle from Quinton tells you? #SAvPAK

The opening batsman was run out while attempting to take a second run as he slowed down, apparently assuming that the ball was heading towards the other end.

A TV replay showed that it was probably not just a misunderstanding and, in fact, the South African wicket-keeper Quinton de Kock made an attempt to distract Fakhar with his actions (suggesting the ball is going towards another end) which possibly convinced Fakhar that he was running towards a safe end.