LAHORE – Pakistan opening batsman Imam-ul-Haq smartly dealt with an irritating question, leaving the Indian journalist speechless.

The 22-year-old, who is in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as part of the national squad that will participate in the upcoming Asia Cup, was inquired about his sleeping habit in an awkward way by the Indian journalist.

“Your uncle (Inzamam ul Haq) used to sleep a lot, do you also like to sleep like him,” the media man hurled the question.

The journalist was found embarrassed when the Pakistani cricketer, who is often in the headlines for being related to the chief selector than his achievements on the field, replied: “Have you slept with him?”.

The batsman talking to media further said, “I want to have a memorable Asia Cup where the public will remember me for my  performance.”