Talking on his official YouTube channel, former Pakistan pacer Akhtar voiced his displeasure, saying that Sri Lankans produced a outstanding bowling effort.
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“I am receiving messages that India have fastened the sport, they’re taking part in badly in order that Pakistan get knocked out. Are you guys out of your minds? They’re bowling their hearts out. Wellalage has bowled rather well. He additionally scored 43. All of a sudden, I am receiving cellphone calls that India are shedding in order that Pakistan can get eradicated. Man, why would they lose? They might’ve reached the ultimate with win, and so they did. Absolute nonsense,” stated Akhtar.
Akhtar lavished reward on Indian bowlers and lauded them for his or her efforts in defending a low rating.
“Nice fightback from India. Kuldeep is an asset. Have a look at Jasprit Bumrah, have a look at the combat whereas defending such a small complete.
Akhtar additionally identified that Pakistani gamers lacked the combating spirit whereas Sri Lanka put in an excellent combat.
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“Wellalage, 20-year-old child. He is bowling and batting as properly. There is a combat there. I did not see this combat in our gamers. See, you’ll be able to’t blame our quick bowlers. They do not play common ODIs, after which, you anticipate Haris, Naseem, Shaheen to bowl 10 overs and never get injured. All I need is a combat from Asia Cup, no less than chase 300 runs. Attain no less than 275. You gave up too quickly. That was humiliating,” stated the previous speedster.
Indian bowlers dished out a splendid collective effort to hold their group to a 41-run win over Sri Lanka in a Tremendous 4 match, and into the Asia Cup closing.
Rohit Sharma‘s fifty (53 off 48 balls) was the cornerstone of India’s sub-par 213 after Lankan spinners Dunith Wellalage (5/40) and Charith Asalanka (4/18) bamboozled them.