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Legendary Pakistan pace bowler Shoaib Akhtar has told the national team to change their mentality before they become history.
Akhtar’s comments come after Pakistan lost the third ODI against Zimbabwe via a Super Over.
The Rawalpindi Express called the loss “embarrassing” and said the Pakistan team needs to implement some major changes going forward.
Embarrassing. Losing to Zimbabwe is an issue. You lose some, you win some however you have to be progressive. We weren’t expressive. Change your mentality before you become history ..
— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) November 3, 2020
“Embarrassing. Losing to Zimbabwe is an issue. You lose some, you win some however you have to be progressive. We weren’t expressive. Change your mentality before you become history,” he said on Twitter.
Pakistan limited overs captain Babar Azam shone with the bat for Pakistan in the match as he scored a superb 125, which came off 125 balls and included 13 boundaries and a six.
He was well supported by pace bowler Mohammad Hasnain, who took figures of 5-26 off his 10 overs.
Sean Williams and Blessing Muzarabani stole the spotlight for Zimbabwe. Williams struck an unbeaten 118, which came off 135 deliveries and included 13 boundaries and a six.
As for Muzarabani, he was named Man of the Match for his figures of 5-49 off 10 overs and taking two wickets in the Super Over.