England opener Jason Roy accused fast bowler Wahab Riaz of ball tampering during a Pakistan Super League match here and the two clashed, leading to a new feud in the PSL. Quetta Gladiators captain Sarfaraz Ahmed confirmed that the two players clashed during the match on the opening day. Roy Quetta is in Gladiators. The incident occurred in the 17th over of the Gladiators' innings.
The source said that Roy asked Wahab that he had fixed the ball to achieve reverse swing. The Pakistani fast bowler reacted angrily and then a debate ensued, after which Sarfaraz intervened to take the position. In the match report, Quetta Gladiators mentioned that the position of the ball had changed but no name was written in it.
The source said that he said in the report that the cricket board and match officials should keep a close watch on the condition of the ball. Sarfaraz said that his team followed the rules but also said that the incident should not be exaggerated. He said- See, when there is stiff competition between the players then these things keep happening in cricket.