Following the defeat of Kings of Karachi by Multan Sultans in the thrilling 11th game of the eighth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) on Wednesday, Kings chairman Wasim Akram reacted with a display of extreme frustration which netizens picked up and found deeply amusing.
During the nail biting game today, the sultans have set a mammoth goal of 197 points for the kings to pursue. Despite valiant efforts by the Kings to hunt the target, they lost to the Sultans by 3 points.
However, shortly after the match ended, a video of Akram slumping in his chair and angrily kicking a chair in front of him went viral.
One user commented: “Wasim Akramto the victory of Multan and the magnificence of Karachi. […] What a game!”
Another said: “Barely [do] you see Wasim Akram [so] in anger he kicked the chairs after Karachi Kings lost a thriller to Multan Sultans.
Many users, however, found the reaction an opportune time to produce memes and jokes.
One user shared a famous meme template of Indian actor Akshay Kumar, writing, “Wasim Akram after replacing Babar Azam with Match Winners”
Another popular meme pattern that Akram was compared to was that of Sarim Akhtar, a man who became a famous meme known as the “disappointed fan” during Pakistan’s game against Australia in the FIFA World Cup. cricket 2019.
“Wasim Akram Immediately!”
Another user shared a hilarious video with the caption: “Wasim Akram in the locker room”.
A Twitter user posted: “Wasim Akram when KK fans question his approach:”