This Pakistan Group Need Capacity To Beat India: Former Greats

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Updated :June 06,2017

Indian cricketers celebrate as Pakistan's Imad Wasim leaves the field after being dismissed during the ICC Champions Trophy match between India and Pakistan at Edgbaston in Birmingham.
Indian cricketers celebrate as Pakistan’s Imad Wasim leaves the field after being dismissed during the ICC Champions Trophy match between India and Pakistan at Edgbaston in Birmingham.

KARACHI: Pakistan’s 124-run annihilation to India in the ICC Champions Trophy competition has been portrayed as “disgraceful” and “mortifying” by the nation’s previous greats, for example, Imran Khan and Wasim Akram, commentators and fans alike.

Having indented up 319 for three, India knocked down some pins out Pakistan for 164 to post a far reaching triumph at the Edgbaston.

” Win and annihilation are a piece of any amusement however the way in which we lost to India on Sunday without a battle was exceptionally excruciating,” Imran said in an announcement.

Previous commander Rashid Latif stated, “Regardless of the possibility that Pakistan had handled its full 15 players I don’t think the outcome would have been distinctive. Such is the distinction between the two sides now.”

Shahid Afridi said the crevice between the two sides is expanding.

” While India has advanced a considerable measure we are falling behind them,” he said.

Another previous captain, Aamir Sohail, said while the media loves to present it generally actually this Pakistan group doesn’t be able to beat the present Indian side.

Previous quick bowler Shoaib Akhtar lashed out at the players for demonstrating no heart.

” Who in their correct personality would open the playing in such English conditions with a spinner who can turn the ball.

” The best way to beat India was to bowl them out for a sensible aggregate by taking wickets. However, rather than assaulting them with the new ball, we contain them. This was poor captaincy and poor basic leadership by the group think tank,” he said.

Akhtar likewise reprimanded head mentor Mickey Arthur for saying after the match that it was his choice to play Wahab Riaz over Junaid Khan as there was no distinction amongst Junaid and Hassan Ali, who played in the match.

” It is bewildering that the mentor does not perceive any distinction amongst Junaid and Hassan. How might you look at them – one is a characteristic left-arm swing bowler and the other is a right-arm pacer.”

The most recent misfortune hurt the Pakistanis more than past thrashings given the buildup around the match and the strained relations between the two nations.

Previous skipper Mohammad Yousuf said individuals expected to acknowledge the truth.

” They are a top side which is the reason they are number three in ODI rankings and we are grieving at number eight due to our poor exhibitions.”

Yousuf said that despite the fact that the Edgbaston pitch was amazing for batting none of the Pakistani hitters demonstrated the method to make utilization of the conditions.