Lahore, August 31
Former speedster Shoaib Akhtar lashed out at Pakistan skipper Babar Azam and questioned his decision-making potential following their defeat within the second T20 International in opposition to England.
England’s limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan scored an explosive half-century because the hosts chased down a document goal of 196 to beat Pakistan by 5 wickets on the Old Trafford on Sunday.
“Babar Azam looks like a lost cow to me. He is out there, not knowing what to do. It is important for him to take decisions on his own so that it could help him become a better captain in the coming times,” Akhtar mentioned on his YouTube channel.
“Babar will need to understand that the chances coming his way are not going to happen for the rest of his life, so he needs to make the most out of it,” he added.
The ‘Rawalpindi Express’ additionally criticised the Pakistan staff and its gamers for his or her insecure and confused nature.
“Pakistan staff are enjoying in a bio ‘insecure’ bubble, the place every participant is insecure. No one has an thought about whether or not they need to develop into a very good captain or a very good model,” he mentioned.
“Confused selection, confused management, confused captain, confused team and confusion of everything. Teams are not made like this,” mentioned Akhtar.
England, who take pleasure in a 1-Zero lead within the three-match sequence after the primary match had led to no end result as a result of rain, will now face Pakistan within the third and ultimate T20I on the similar venue on Tuesday. IANS