Don't Question my Patriotism, Says Furious Kolkata Knight Riders' Wasim Akram

Wasim Akram's role as bowling coach of Kolkata Knight Riders has been questioned by a few in Pakistan who doubt his sense of patriotism. The former fast bowler has now hit back. "If I don't work as coach or commentator then should I sell fruits?" he asks.

updated: June 06, 2014 09:11 IST
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Karachi: Former Pakistan skipper Wasim Akram, who has been part of the Kolkata Knight Riders dug out in IPL, has lashed out at the people who have questioned his patriotism on social websites or on television shows.

A visibly upset Wasim said on Geo News channel on Thursday that he was very angry with those people who were questioning his patriotism on social websites just because he had been the bowling consultant of IPL champions KKR.

"At times when I read these rude and uncivilized comments it makes me very angry and I wish those writing such things were in front of me than I would deal with them in similar fashion," the former fast bowler said.

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