Watch: Shoaib with his wife Sania Mirza at Sheesha bar before India clash
Pakistan middle-order batsman Shoaib Malik was spotted at a café with her wife India tennis star Sania Mirza alongside other Pakistani cricketers in front of vital India clash, purportedly having Sheesha in a viral video shred by some shattered cricket fans on Sunday, June 16 after Pakistan’s 89-run huge defeat against India in Manchester.
After their huge loss against India, a number of photos and videos emerged on social media in which Pakistani cricketers at a café enjoying Shisha late at night before the crucial World Cup encounter.
The viral video showed Pakistani all-rounder Shoaib Malik along with his wife and Indian tennis star Sania Mirza and other Pakistani cricketers like Wahab Riaz and Imam-ul Haq reportedly having sheesha at the lounge. Some cricket fans claim they saw Shoaib Malik smoking shisha at 2am at the lounge on Winslow Road in Manchester, while others were having junk food, including “burgers and pizzas”.
Fans were burst out after the defeat against India and blamed the cricketers for having a night-out, also eating junk foods. They had been targeting Shoaib Malik and his wife Sania Mirza mainly for the demolition. Shireen Mazari, the Minister for Human Rights in the Imran Khan government, tweeted that the group were a “lot of stragglers separated and driven by a yawning skipper”.
She tweeted: “When the captain is yawning on the field & the fielding is non-existent; & when sheesha smoking is indulged in hours before the match—what can one expect but humiliation. That the captain decided to let India bat first was simply the last straw! Or was that Malik’s instant out?”
However, a hyped-up game in the beginning, but a one-sided game in the end. That has been the story of the India-Pakistan in the recent past and it was no different in Machester on Sunday as well. Pakistan stood no chance against the men in blue as they suffered a huge defeat by 89 runs in a rain-affected game.
Noticeably, Veteran Pakistan batsman Shoaib Malik walked into bat in the match with Pakistan in trouble at 129/4 in 27th over. But he disappointed again like the previous matches and got out for duck in the delivery of Hardik Pandya. After his dismissal, fans superfluously begun trolling Sania Mirza for that night incident.