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“Captain Regarded Out Of Contact”: Wasim Akram After India’s One-Sided Loss To England In T20 World Cup Semi-final

Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram© AFP

Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram didn’t mince any phrases when analysing India’s defeat within the ICC T20 World Cup semi-final to England by 10 wickets. Akram praised Hardik Pandya‘s batting and mentioned that the all-rounder was alone liable for giving the staff a good whole of 168 runs. He blamed India’s sluggish begin for his or her eventual defeat.

“Their begin was sluggish and so they couldn’t recuperate from that. 190 most likely would have been whole on this wicket. They accelerated late, if it wasn’t for Hardik Pandya, India wouldn’t have even obtained a good whole,” Akram advised Pakistani channel A Sports activities

He was additionally fairly simple in his evaluation of Indian captain Rohit Sharma’s efficiency.

Akram additionally mentioned that Virat Kohli might need scored a fifty within the match however his innings was too sluggish as he had taken 40 balls.

“Their captain (Rohit) appeared out of contact after which after all Virat obtained his fifty however he took 40 balls to do this. That was the distinction,” Akram opined.


England will tackle Pakistan within the remaining of the T20 World Cup on Sunday. Each the groups have gained the title as soon as earlier than and can turn into the second staff after West Indies to turn into world champions twice.

(With PTI inputs)

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