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Wasim Akram disheartened being ‘humiliated’ at Manchester airport

Wasim Akram ‘made to feel embarrassed’ and humiliated at Manchester airport for carrying insulin.

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Wasim Akram disheartened being 'humiliated' at Manchester airport

Pakistan’s living legend former captain and fast bowler Wasim Akram ‘made to feel embarrassed’ and humiliated at Manchester airport for carrying insulin.

The Pakistani great has long been a diabetic patient and carries insulin with him all over the world. Akram was first diagnosed with Type I diabetes in 1997 when he was the captain of Pakistan in the peak of his career.

He has been taking insulin injections twice a day ever since.

On Tuesday, when he was leaving England after being part of the commentary team of the just completed ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, the 53-year old faced rude behaviors from the airport officials and being ordered to take out the insulin.

Akram took the social media to reveal the incident later on.

He said, “Very disheartened at Manchester airport today, I travel around the world with my insulin but never have I been made to feel embarrassed. I felt very humiliated as I was rudely questioned & ordered publicly to take my insulin out of its travel cold-case & dumped in to a plastic bag.”

Wasim Akram represented Pakistan in 104 Tests and took 414 wickets. He also played in 356 ODIs where he picked a total of 502 wickets.

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