After Mohammed Hafeez testing negative left the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) red-faced, the board was at it again and of course for all the wrong reasons. Also Read - Asia Cup Postponed to June 2021 Due to Coronavirus Pandemic
In a tweet posted by the PCB ahead of the team’s departure for the United Kingdom, the board got the spelling of its own country wrong. Instead of ‘Pakistan’, it read ‘Pakiatan’. Also Read - Inzamam-ul-Haq Throws Weight Behind Babar Azam to do Well in All Formats
We understand it is a typo and not done on purpose, but Twitterati was quick to spot it and then, as expected, hilarious memes followed. This is not the first time there has been a gaffe on their behalf. Also Read - Hoping Pakistan Won't Settle For a Draw in England, Says Shoaib Akhtar
The Twitter handle was quick to remove it, but it was too late as screenshots had been taken and were being used to create memes. Here is how it got trolled:
Earlier, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had announced that six out of its 10 cricketers who had been tested positive for the coronavirus earlier this week have returned negative after retests.
Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Rizwan, Shadab Khan, and Wahab Riaz are those six cricketers who have tested negative after the second round.
The players who departed for Manchester on Sunday are Azhar Ali (captain), Babar Azam (vice-captain), Abid Ali, Asad Shafiq, Faheem Ashraf, Fawad Alam, Iftikhar Ahmad, Imad Wasim, Imam-ul-Haq, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Abbas, Musa Khan, Naseem Shah, Rohail Nazir, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shan Masood, Sohail Khan, Usman Shinwari, and Yasir Shah.