“By no means Might Get better” From Shaheen Shah’s First Over: Wasim Akram On India’s Disastrous T20 World Cup | Cricket Information


Since their disappointing marketing campaign on this 12 months’s T20 World Cup, many followers and specialists have puzzled what went fallacious for Group India within the showpiece occasion. The Males in Blue started their marketing campaign with two back-to-back defeats within the Tremendous 12 stage. Of their opener, they misplaced to Pakistan by 10 wickets after which to New Zealand by eight wickets. Chatting with Sport360, legendary Pakistan cricketer felt that India might by no means get better from Shaheen Shah Afridi’s iconic first over. The pacer gave Pakistan a unbelievable begin and took the wicket of Rohit Sharma within the fourth supply of his first over. The pacer went on to dismiss KL Rahul within the third over and in addition despatched Virat Kohli again to the pavilion within the nineteenth over.

India ultimately managed to set a goal of 152 runs for Pakistan, which they reached in 17.5 overs with out shedding any wickets.

“I suppose after the primary sport, after particularly Shaheen’s first over, they (India) by no means might get better”, stated Akram.

“Then you definately see there was a variety of speak that they focus in IPL rather a lot. Their gamers do not play in opposition to worldwide gamers a lot and in addition within the different leagues.”

He additionally added that Indian batters haven’t confronted Shaheen, Haris Rauf and Hassan Ali a lot.

“Pakistan and India hardly play cricket. Only a few have confronted Shaheen Shah, only a few have confronted, hardly confronted Haris Rauf or Hassan Ali”, he acknowledged.

The 55-year-old additionally instructed that the BCCI “must suppose again” and permit gamers in a minimum of strive “one or two” extra leagues worldwide.

“Once you play leagues in numerous nations – one or two, I am not saying play each league. At Least your gamers get the expertise to play in opposition to the opposite bowlers, completely different pitches, completely different groups, completely different situations”, he stated.


“I believe India must suppose again. IPL is the number one league, sure money-wise, talent-wise however they’ve to permit the gamers a minimum of one or two extra leagues worldwide.”

After the 2 defeats, India went on to win their remaining Tremendous 12 video games nevertheless it wasn’t sufficient to make sure progress into the semifinals.

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