Bangladeshi batsmen’ erratic strategy against Pakistan is criticize by Wasim Akram. ‘I will make sure these guys see psychologists’. Bangladesh was eliminate from the competition after falling to Pakistan in a simulated quarterfinal on Sunday.
After suffering a devastating loss to Pakistan. The pivotal match on Sunday that guarantee the latter’s place. In the tournament’s semifinals, the Bangladeshi side was eliminate from the T20 World Cup. Wasim Akram, a former Pakistani cricketer and legendary bowler. Made a daring statement following Bangladesh’s defeat. It advising its batters to get an appointment with a psychologist in light of their haphazard strategy in a crucial match.
Following South Africa’s unexpected elimination from the World Cup. Pakistan and Bangladesh were given the opportunity to play each other in a simulate quarterfinal in Adelaide. Having gotten off to a solid start thanks to their top-order batsmen. Shakib Al Hasan’s team was in a strong position to win the game. However, a disorganized collapse caused them to lose five wickets for just 35 runs. It lowering their total to a pitiful 127 runs.
“Bangladesh have to blame themselves. They should. If I was the captain of Bangladesh team or the coach of Bangladesh team, I will make sure these guys will see psychologists. Because at one stage, Shanto was on 54 and things were going well then. They were 73 for 2 and I thought they’ll get to 160. But then Shanto stepped out and played a weird shot off Iftikhar and was bowled. If you had kept on taking singles, the score would have reached 155 comfortably,”Akram told.
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Wasim Akram said, “You try to rotate the strike against wicket-taking bowlers”
Akram believe that the Bangladeshi hitters could have been a little more cautious and held off on hitting risky strokes while facing the top bowlers on the other team. He believe that the squad would have been in a better position if they had rotated the strike more frequently as opposed to aiming for the showpieces.
“In an international level, when you see a certain bowler was coming to bowl and you know that the opposition captain has brought him to take wickets, that’s where you don’t play a shot. You try to rotate the strike in that particular over but the Bangladesh players made up their minds to hit him and hit Shaheen only,”He added.
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