Who leaked Babar Azam's private chats? Pakistan skipper's message to PCB on WhatsApp goes viral
Leaked Babar Azam chats sparked a massive social media uproar, and Ary News was slammed on X for its insensitive journalism.-
Amid Pakistan's dismal World Cup 2023 campaign, the Men In Green has been jolted with fresh and shocking controversy. While it was quite evident that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) was not happy with the Men In Green's performance in India, Babar Azam's private chats with a PCB official were leaked to a news channel. Yes! you read it right. Babar Azam's WhatsApp chats were leaked to a Pakistani News Channel Ary News which flashed the message during a live show without the consent of the cricketer. As a result, leaked Babar Azam chats sparked a massive social media uproar, and Ary News was slammed on X for its insensitive journalism. Amid the massive uparoar, many wondered who leaked Babar Azam's WhatsApp chats to the media organization? Below is everything we know so far-
Who leaked Babar Azam's private WhatsApp chats?
Ary News channel's anchor Waseem Badani addressed fans on social media in a video message and explained that at first the news channel did not want to flash Babar Azam's WhatsApp chats, but Ashraf (Saab) told us to flash it just 6 to 7 minutes before the program was about to start.
Reacting to this, a fan wrote, "So Zaka Ashraf gave them the screenshot of Babar Azam's chat?! Wow! @WaseemBadami, as a journalist, didn't have the moral deceney to ask him if Babar gave his consent. Shame on you!!!"
For those who are unaware, Zaka Ashraf is the Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).
Reacting to who leaked Babar Azam's chats, a fan wrote, "Zaka Ashraf keh raha hai chala dain" ARY as a media house couldn't even stand up for it's slained journalist. We all know how compromised media is but this ain't POLITICS. IT'S DEGRADING YOUR OWN COUNTRYMEN WHILE THEY'RE IN INDIA WHICH ZAKA ASHRAF HIMSELF CALLED DUSHMAN MULK."
One more user wrote, "Don’t worry he will come up with all the excuses in the world to legitimise his actions. Can win from badani when it comes to hypocritical stance"
Babar Azam leaked WhatsApp chats
Going by Babar Azam's private chats, the Pakistan Cricket Team skipper allegedly got a text from the PCB COO who seemed angry at the 29-year-old cricketer. The PCB COO allegedly asks Babar Azam, "Babar, there's also been this news circulating on TV and social media that you have been calling Chairman and he's not answering. Have you called him recently?"
Pakistani's skipper Babar Azam replies, "Salam salman bhai Ma ny to sir ko kol call nai ke"
The PCB COO then replied, "Ok"