BBL: Haris Rauf's heartbreaking celebration in Pakistan creates controversy
SYDNEY: Pakistan Haris rauf for who plays Melbourne Stars in the course Big bash league (BBL), has provoked controversy with its heartbreaking celebration.
The player was seen in action against Sydney Thunder on Thursday and managed to take three wickets. However, after firing each batter, the pacemaker was seen breaking into a heartbreaking celebration.
Rauf first indicated that he cut his throat and followed him with aggressive body language toward the batter.
BBL also shared the video, in which you can clearly see Rauf's celebratory style.
This stump footage is BRUTAL! 💥 # BBL09 https://t.co/0LzeLrqYTa — KFC Big bash league (@BBL) 1577945006000
Former Australian rugby player Darryl Brohman He also indicated his dissatisfaction with Rauf's style of celebration.
"Not sure we need the throat-cutting gesture from Haris rauf every time he takes a wicket. Clearly a very good bowler but the post wicket antics are over the top. Who's with me," Brohman tweeted.
I'm not sure we need Harris Rauf's throat cut gesture every time he takes a wicket. Clearly a very good bowle ... https://t.co/sFMburr94i - Darryl Brohman (@therealbigmarn) 1577945037000
Big bowling in the hope of seeing him at # T20worldcup ... but what about our young players and stupid celebrations? See how @simadwasim improved after he stopped copying # cr7 follow d # bowling alley #harisrauf # BBL2019, a fan said.
" Haris rauf is spectacular but he should change his celebration style. Throat-slashing celebration should have no place in a Cricket I usually. Someone needs to guide this young boy. #TeamGreen #BBL #harisrauf #bigbash #celebration # BBL09, tweeted another fan.
"#BBL09 I definitely think CA or the Stars might have a word with Haris rauf about his wicket celebration at some point," a user said.
The pacer Rauf has managed to take ten wickets from three matches in the course BBL.
Earlier on Thursday, Melbourne Stars defeated Sydney Thunder by three wickets to move to the top of the table in BBL.