IPL 2023: Living in Pakistan is like living in hell, many days without food: Simon Doull

Renowned analyst Simon Doull made an unexpected confession and said that he went without food for several days in Pakistan. Babar Azam received criticism from Doull for his subpar strike rate during the Pakistan Super League. After this Babar’s supporters criticized him online.

IPL 2023: Living in Pakistan is like living in hell, went without food for many days: Simon Doull

In a shocking confession, Simon Doull said his comments against Babar Azam caused him to go days without food. Doull was in Pakistan for commentary responsibilities of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) before the start of the Indian Premier League (IPL). During the tournament, Doull criticized the Peshawar Zalmi captain when he was nearing his century.

Simon Doull said-

“Rather than putting the team first… the last little while, that’s all that’s been happening. Rather than looking for boundaries, still, so much firepower to come. Hundreds are brilliant, stats are great, but it has to be team first,” It’s coming. Hundreds are great, stats are great, but it’s got to be the team first,” Doull said while speaking on-air.)- Doull said

His comments went viral in no time and even reached the Pakistan skipper as he was seen chatting with Doull a few days later. Doull, who is now in India, recalled his time in Pakistan and shared the hardships there.

Living in Pakistan is like being imprisoned. I was not allowed to go out because Babar Azam’s supporters were waiting for me. And I went without food for several days. Even I was a victim of mental harassment, but by the grace of the almighty I was saved. He also had to face hatred on different platforms of social media.

Dole is one of the most famous voices in the world and a renowned commentator. The former New Zealand fast bowler was recently in the news for commenting on Virat Kohli’s below-average strike rate. “From 42 to 50, he took 10 balls. He is concerned with reaching his personal goals. He made this statement during Royal Challengers Bangalore’s home match against Lucknow Super Giants. “I don’t think there’s a place for it in this game anymore,” he said.

Pakistan is scheduled to host New Zealand in 3 T20Is and 5 ODIs from April 14 to May 7, so Doull is in India for the IPL and will remain so.

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