Watch: Mark Waugh mispronounces 'Fakhar' Zaman's name, Twitter in splits

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Oct 18, 2018, 03.49 PM(IST)

File photo of Mark Waugh. Photograph:( Reuters )

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The embarrassing incident happened when Waugh fumbled with Fakhar's name when on air but got a helping hand from former Australia pacer Brett Lee.

Former Australian opener Mark Waugh had a difficult time pronouncing Pakistan batsman Fakhar Zaman's name correctly. 

Waugh, who mistakenly pronounced it as F****r,  lead to a laugh riot in the studio. 

The embarrassing incident happened when Waugh fumbled with Fakhar's name when on air but got a helping hand from former Australia pacer Brett Lee.

Lee, who was present with a woman commentator, couldn't stop giggling at his compatriot's blooper

"I was close, come on," Waugh said in his defence to Brett Lee.

The video was also shared by a fan on Twitter. He wrote, "Hahaha Fakhar Zaman ????  Thanks for the laugh, @juniorwaugh349!" 

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Pakistan batsman Fakhar Zaman scored a fighting 94 runs innings against Australia in the second Test when his team was in desperate need of help. Zaman and skipper Sarfraz Ahmed took their team from 57/5 to 204/6 together.