Is Body-Shaming Cricketers In The Name Of Fitness Okay? Pakistanis Debate!

Scoring a great win against England last night Pakistani Twitter experienced way too many emotions altogether! And one of them was witnessing Azam Khan being body-shamed throughout the series:

And people are divided, some downright disgusted with the blatant body shaming and some sharing how they have all the right to question the fitness of the players who play for the country. Needless to say, there are a lot of opinions!

People were sharing how his other players who spend hours in the gym would be discouraged:

People were sharing how fitness and body shaming are two different things:

Some didn’t think being overweight was a problem as long as they were performing well:

The sanest take we’ve read on the matter:

Shots were fired!

People were calling him unfit to be in the team:

Some believed that certain standards should be met for everyone who joins the team:


People were sharing how this body-shaming will probably affect his psychological health:

People were demanding that the cricketers who play internationally be wary of their fitness:

Some believed the body shaming is a 100% justified:

Some believed that it’s the performance that matters:

Some found themselves in the middle, wanting him to up his fitness game without being body-shamed for it:

People were questioning his selection:

Makes sense:

People wanted him to up his game for his own sake:

What are your thoughts on this matter? Let us know in the comments below!

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