Pakistan’s 124-run defeat to India in the ICC Champions Trophy tournament has been described as “shameful” and “humiliating” by the country’s former greats such as Imran Khan and Wasim Akram, critics and fans alike.
Pakistan’s 124-run thrashing to India in the ICC Champions Trophy competition has been depicted as “dishonorable” and “mortifying” by the nation’s previous greats, for example, Imran Khan and Wasim Akram, commentators and fans alike. Having scored up 319 for three, India knocked down some pins out Pakistan for 164 to post an extensive triumph at the Edgbaston. “Win and thrashing are a piece of any diversion, however, the way in which we lost to India on Sunday without a battle was exceptionally difficult,” Imran said in an announcement. He included, “In spite of having a parcel of ability Pakistan will keep on falling behind India in cricket unless our cricket structure is reconsidered.” Former chief 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 ton we are falling behind them,” he said.
Another previous captain, Aamir Sohail, said while the media loves to present it generally in all actuality this Pakistan group doesn’t be able to beat the present Indian side.
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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 reasonable 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 berated 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 contrast amongst Junaid and Hassan Ali, who played in the match.
“It is surprising 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. The previous chief 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 superb for batting none of the Pakistani hitters demonstrated the strategy to make utilization of the conditions.
“We had a poor game today. But we’re obviously trying our best and we’re trying to change it. It’s not going to happen overnight. We’re trying every day. Every time we go down to training, we try and get the basics right. We didn’t do it today. And that’s disappointing”.