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Asia Cup 2022: “All their lives they’ve performed tape ball cricket”



Salman Butt has expressed shock over the Pakistan batters’ incapacity to learn Sri Lankan leg-spinner Wanindu Hasaranga’s variations. He identified that every one gamers from the nation have grown up enjoying tape ball cricket and, as such, shouldn’t have any points going through the Lankan spinner.

Hasaranga was the Participant of the Match for his figures of three for 21 as Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 5 wickets within the Asia Cup 2022 Tremendous 4 sport on Friday, September 9, in Dubai. The 25-year-old dismissed Babar Azam, Iftikhar Ahmed, and Asif Ali as Pakistan regarded all at sea towards him.

Sharing his ideas on Pakistan’s poor batting effort, particularly towards Hasaranga, Butt mentioned on his YouTube channel:

“The best way Pakistan’s batters obtained out was fairly disappointing. All their lives they’ve performed tape ball cricket. How can they not learn Hasaranga’s variations from the finger?

“Straight finger means the ball will spin away and behind the hand means the supply will are available in. Iftikhar Ahmed couldn’t learn a googly in an earlier match. On this sport as properly, he couldn’t decide the variation.”

Aside from Hasaranga, Maheesh Theekshana additionally impressed, registering figures of two for 21 from his 4 overs. Debutant pacer Pramod Madushan claimed a few wickets as properly. Babar, in the meantime, top-scored for Pakistan with a 29-ball 30.

“Gained’t name it a foul day” – Salman Butt attributes Pakistan’s loss to poor shot choice

Whereas some specialists and followers would possibly really feel that Pakistan had a foul day in workplace towards Sri Lanka on Friday, Butt has a differing view.

He acknowledged that the batters threw away their wickets with dangerous photographs. He defined:

“The type of photographs Pakistan batters performed, I received’t name it a foul day for them. I might describe it as very poor shot choice. We might have mentioned it was a foul day for them if they’d some poor luck. Nonetheless, batters have been getting dismissed attributable to their incapacity to select bowlers’ variations.

Including that such lackluster performances do have an effect on the arrogance of the workforce, Butt concluded:

“I’m positive Pakistan will likely be a unique workforce within the ultimate. They are going to are available in with a unique perspective. Having mentioned that, there are critical batting considerations. Pakistan have received video games by exhibiting brilliance in patches. There was no healthful efficiency.”

Pakistan have been bowled out for 121 towards Sri Lanka, a complete the latter chased down in 17 overs. The groups will now meet within the Asia Cup 2022 ultimate on Sunday, September 11, in Dubai.

Edited by Renin Wilben Albert

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