Former Pakistan cricketer Abdul Razzaq who previously made a derogatory statement about Indian actress Aishwarya Rai while criticising the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has now issued a public apology.Razzaq attributed the incident to a slip of the tongue. He clarified that he intended to refer to someone else but unintentionally mentioned Aishwarya Rai.

Earlier, in response to a media question about Pakistan’s performance in the ICC World Cup, Abdul Razzaq stated, “We don’t have good intentions to develop and polish players in Pakistan.