Take a good look at yourselves, Pakistan pace legend Shoaib Akhtar slams Indian media

Pakistan pace legend Shoaib Akhtar slammed the Indian media saying they should take a good look at themselves

Shoaib Akhtar: “Why does the Indian media portray that their team cannot lose a match? This is cricket. Pakistan comprehensively beat India and the same can happen to Pakistan”

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Legendary Pakistan pace bowler Shoaib Akhtar has slammed the Indian media for the way in which they have criticised the men in blue following their T20 World Cup loss to their arch-rivals.

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Khushdil dropped because of him, Waqar on Pakistan batsman who took the big-hitter’s spot

Waqar Younis said Khushdil Shah was dropped from Pakistan's T20 World Cup team because of Fakhar Zaman

Waqar Younis: “Then what we did is that we dropped a player from the main squad, which was Khushdil Shah”

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Former Pakistan bowling coach Waqar Younis said big-hitter Khushdil Shah was dropped in order for top order batsman Fakhar Zaman to be added to the T20 World Cup squad.

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Cut bowling options to pick him, Waqar on Pakistan player who didn’t stand out in the National T20 Cup

Waqar Younis said Pakistan cut their bowling options to pick Fakhar Zaman in the T20 World Cup team

Waqar Younis: “I think he scored 70 odd runs in domestic (National T20 Cup) and we included him in the team on [the] basis of that performance and reduced a bowler”

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Iconic Pakistan seamer Waqar Younis said the national team cut their bowling options in order to pick top order batsman Fakhar Zaman in the T20 World Cup squad.

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Command and presence, Hayden on Pakistan batsman who can hurt opposition teams

Matthew Hayden said Pakistan captain Babar Azam has command and presence

Matthew Hayden: “Babar has command and presence and he needs to fulfil that role in a batting sense and captain”

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Pakistan batting consultant Matthew Hayden said captain Babar Azam has significant “command and presence” when batting at the crease.

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Additional pressure on him, Hayden on Pakistan player with target on his back

Matthew Hayden said there will be additional pressure on Pakistan captain Babar Azam as he has a target on his back

Matthew Hayden: “There will be additional pressure on him [Babar Azam] as captain and [a] batsman [so] he will be targeted”

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Legendary Australia opener Matthew Hayden admitted that there will be “additional pressure” on Pakistan captain Babar Azam during the T20 World Cup.

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