With rumours of him being involved in a fatal car accident leading to people speculating about his death, Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Irfan had to clarify he’s well and asked people to refrain from spreading the fake news.Also Read - Pakistan Batter Abid Ali Optimistic of Successful Return from Heart Problem

The confusion surrounding his well-being seems to have arised after Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced the passing away of a deaf cricketer Mohammad Irfan following a stomach infection. Also Read - Pakistan Test Batter Abid Ali Hospitalised After Severe Chest Pain

However, the left-arm pacer, apparently the tallest ever to have played first-class cricket at 7 ft 1 in, took to social media to clear the confusion. Also Read - Pakistan Spinner Yasir Shah Accused of Aiding Rape of 14-Year-Old Minor Girl, FIR Registered in Islamabad's Police Station

“Some social media outlets have been spreading a baseless fake news about my death in a car accident,” Irfan wrote on Twitter. “This has disturbed my family & friends beyond words, and I have been receiving endless calls on this. Please refrain from such things. There was no accident and we are well.”

The 38-year-old Irfan has played 4 Tests, 60 ODIs and 22 T20Is for Pakistan since making his international debut in 2010 and has taken a combined 108 wickets acrosd formats.

His last appearance in international cricket was in September 2019.