Mon. Sep 28th, 2020
India Today Web Desk


Just after England beat Pakistan by 5 wickets in the 2nd T20 global at Manchester’s Outdated Trafford on Sunday, former Pakistan rapidly bowler Shoaib Akhtar slammed skipper Babar Azam and the efficiency of the total crew.

Batting initial, Babar Azam’s males had performed significantly very well to attain a target of 195/four in their twenty overs, but the England skipper Eoin Morgan led his crew from the front with a brief-fire 66 off 33 balls to get them one- up in the three-match series. The initial game was abandoned due to the fact of rain on Friday.

Shoaib Akhtar lashed out at Babar Azam for his captaincy and explained, “Babar Azam seems like a misplaced cow to me. He is out there, not being aware of what to do. It is critical for him to get selections on his personal so that it could assistance him turn out to be a far better captain in the coming occasions.”

Speaking on his YouTube channel, Shoaib Akhtar was not pleased with the Pakistan crew management as very well.

The crew looked ‘confused’, says Shoaib Akhtar

“Pakistan crew are taking part in in a bio ‘insecure’ bubble, wherever just about every player is insecure. No a single has an concept about no matter whether they want to turn out to be a superior captain or a superior brand.

“Confused variety, baffled management, baffled captain, baffled crew, and confusion of all the things. Teams are not produced like this. So go with a set system and go with a single system,” Akhtar explained.

He also explained that Babar Azam wants to capitalise on his captaincy probabilities, and explained that on Sunday, Babar did not appear like he was the a single taking selection on the discipline.

“There are directions coming from outdoors for him, there are 3 people today on the discipline who are striving to assistance him. Babar will have to have to recognize that the probabilities coming his way, but it is not going to come about for the rest of his daily life, so he wants to capitalise on it as considerably as he can, and emerge as a significant brand.”

The former pacer, also popularly identified as the ‘Rawalpindi Express’, was also not impressed with the Pakistan white-ball captain’s batting on Sunday.

“Talking about his [Babar Azam] strike-price difficulty he plays from 127 to 130-135, he can accelerate. I agree Fakhar Zaman is taking part in rapidly, you really don’t have to have to [accelerate]. But when Zaman received out, you have to have to perform at your personal strike-price, like Eoin Morgan, Dawid Malan and Jonny Bairstow perform, they appear commanding. Our gamers appear frightened. Do not see any power,” Akhtar explained.

Pakistan will perform England in the last T20 global on Tuesday.

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