Misbah modified into in no mood to sugarcoat issues after Pakistan went down 0-2 © Getty
Misbah ul Haq has come down heavily on his gamers after the T20I series loss in opposition to Sri Lanka on Monday (October 7). After taking the ODI series 2-0, Pakistan devour lost both T20Is up to now by 64 runs and 35 runs respectively.
“Shedding is below no circumstances factual, particularly in opposition to a body of workers that is without their predominant gamers, and it be an sight-opener,” Misbah acknowledged. “We are able to explore deficiencies in every division: bowling, batting and particularly the kind we purchased out in opposition to wander, and likewise our dying bowling.
“There modified into a clear incompatibility between the 2 groups. Irrespective of being inexperienced, they had been disciplined and did all the pieces apt, whereas we fully did now not put into effect our thought.”
Pakistan had recalled Ahmed Shehzad and Umar Akmal for the series but both batsmen did now not make the merchandise. While Sarfaraz Ahmed confused out the 2 batsmen deserved any other after their domestic performances, Misbah too caught to the same lines. “Both these gamers devour performed effectively wherever they’ve played in the final one one year. Ahmed’s efficiency in PSL modified into excellent sufficient for a likelihood, whereas Umar, whichever structure he played, modified into among the many factual ones,” he acknowledged. “It be uncomfortable in our circuit, there is now not one of these thing as a other batsman in T20s who had performed greater than them. Gamers who devour performed in domestic undoubtedly deserve a likelihood, and that is clarification why we supplied them.
“Within the occasion that they weren’t ready to carry out what would per chance be done? Clearly I am answerable, but to manufacture up a body of workers you would per chance per chance want to achieve some experiments to gain the solutions. For those that play someone in global cricket with about a video games, you be aware the utility of a participant. Now we devour got to repeat some persistence and look forward to the subsequent series to gain solutions.”
With all groups focussing on the T20 World Cup subsequent one year, Pakistan too are having a notion to manufacture a squad for that tournament. Misbah has already outlined their targets and asked his heart-repeat batsmen to make runs whereas the bowlers devour been given the duty of striking early. “There are heaps of reasons for this experimentation. Optimistic, we are the No. 1 body of workers on the earth but mostly our strength has been standing on Babar scoring runs and with him now not scoring in two video games, we are exposed badly,” he identified. “Now we devour got to gain out six or extra match-winners, we want to devour extra precise batsmen, we want powerhouses in the tip and heart, and in bowling, we want to know wickets upfront and in the dying overs and we want to devour factual finishers.
“But we failed overall, we are struggling in every division, and it be a broad sight-opener for us. We didn’t play to our strengths and couldn’t voice. We are making an strive for extra batsmen moderately than apt counting on one or two.”