Sohail has reportedly been left “traumatised” and unable to train after believing a ghost pushed him in his sleep.
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Pakistan star cricketer Haris Sohail is ‘traumatised’ and unable to train after being spooked by a supernatural incident in his hotel room in Christchurch, according to NZME.
The Pakistan cricket team have been staying at the Hotel Rydges in Christchurch while playing against New Zealand in a series of World Cup warm-up matches.
Pakistan media report that the 26-year-old woke up in the middle of the night, spooked by a supernatural presence in his room.
Sohail alerted Pakistan cricket authorities to the incident and reportedly developed a high fever.
A source told NZME that Sohail believed a ghost had pushed him while he was asleep, and team bosses convinced hotel staff to change his room immediately.
The Rydges hotel was built following the Christchurch earthquakes in 2011, no more than a few blocks away from where 115 people lost their lives when the Canterbury Television building collapsed.
@HarrisSohail89 it’s nice to hear that you recovered from that incident in New Zealand May Allah protect you
— Yasir Butt (@ymbutt) January 26, 2015