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NEW DELHI : Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram was on Tuesday left high and dry at the airport after the authorities humiliated him for carrying insulin, the legendary fast bowler tweeted.

"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," Akram said in a tweet.

Following his tweet, the twitter account of Manchester Airport replied to Akram saying that they will look into the matter.

Later, Wasim Akram clarified that he didn't want any preferential treatment from the staff, but wanted a standard of care when with people and people should not be humiliated.

An important member of the 1992 World Cup winning team, Akram has 414 wickets to his name in 104 Tests and 502 ODI wickets in 356 matches.

The left-arm pacer played 10 years for Lancashire in the English County cricket and he also had a small stint with Hampshire in the 2003 season.

The 53-year old was part of the commentary team at the just-concluded World Cup in England and Wales.

With inputs from IANS


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