Akhtar factors out ‘dangerous determination’ of ‘typical’ Qalandars in PSL Ultimate
The 45-year-old said that the Qalandars didn’t play smart cricket
Pakistan’s legendary former cricketer Shoaib Akhtar, in a Youtube video on Wednesday, claimed that the ‘typical’ Lahore Qalandars facet had made a mistake by batting first within the Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL) ultimate towards Karachi Kings on the Nationwide Stadium in Karachi on Tuesday.
The 45-year-old said that the Qalandars didn’t play smart cricket after they came upon that their batsmen couldn’t rating freely within the ultimate encounter of the match.
“I used to be shocked by Lahore Qalandars’ determination to bat first after successful the toss. When a match goes to the later phases, dew turns into an essential issue. Lahore ought to have performed run-a-ball if their batsmen weren’t capable of hit the ball. They need to have scored faster by operating between the wickets. That is named smart cricket which they didn’t play,” Akhtar mentioned.
“Their first dangerous determination was to bat first. They’d momentum however couldn’t carry it. Their batsmen did not hit at essential instances. It was simpler to bat within the second innings. They performed in typical Qalandars model. Sohail Akhtar, nothing towards him, however he’s not lower out for captaincy. You’ll want to herald a greater captain. Once more congratulations for taking part in within the ultimate however they’ve missed an enormous alternative,” he added.
Akhtar believed that batsman Babar Azam confirmed the world the artwork of ending matches throughout his great and unbeaten 63-run knock which helped propel his facet to a maiden PSL title victory.
“Congratulations to Karachi Kings. They confirmed that they’re a wise facet. Babar Azam has additionally proved critics fallacious who claimed that he wasn’t a match-winner. Babar is Mickey Arthur’s discover. Babar confirmed methods to end a match through the PSL 5 ultimate,” he mentioned.