Former Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq emphasised that skipper Babar Azam shouldn’t be solely blamed for the workforce’s elimination within the Asia Cup 2023. Misbah-ul-Haq highlighted that the workforce not reaching the ultimate of the event was a collective failure.
Pakistan began the continental event on a excessive word with a 238-run victory over Nepal in Multan. The Babar Azam-led workforce beat Bangladesh of their first Tremendous 4 recreation however suffered back-to-back losses in opposition to India and Sri Lanka of their final two matches.
Babar Azam Alone Wasn’t Accountable – Misbah-ul-Haq
Throughout a media discuss on Monday in Karachi, Misbah-ul-Haq backed captain Babar Azam, highlighting that the workforce administration ought to make mandatory enhancements for the upcoming World Cup.
“The captain alone wasn’t liable for enjoying 228 runs alone. It is a collective workforce failure. This occurs in cricket. Clearly, we simply need to look again. We now have to assessment our efficiency and strategize what we’re going to do within the World Cup,” Misbah stated.
“This isn’t the appropriate attribute to focus on one particular person; clearly, your different ten gamers are additionally enjoying, you even have administration, and this was the identical workforce that was profitable consecutively. After all, there are errors that ought to be amended,” he added.
Babar Azam began the continental event on a excessive word, scoring 151 runs within the first match. The correct-handed batter managed to attain simply 56 runs within the remaining three innings of the six-team event.
Shadad Khan Carried out Nicely In The Previous – Misbah-ul-Haq
Misbah emphasised the significance of not singling out gamers for poor performances within the spin division, mentioning that Shadab Khan had carried out nicely up to now.
“Our spin division couldn’t carry out nicely, however that doesn’t imply gamers lack one thing; nevertheless, they’ll improvise. Don’t press the panic button on one unhealthy efficiency; this was the identical Shadab Khan who carried out nicely up to now,” he additional added.
The Males in Inexperienced can be subsequent seen in motion through the much-awaited ODI World Cup 2023 in India, which is ready to start on October 5. The workforce will play two warm-up video games earlier than the beginning of the event. The extremely anticipated India-Pakistan match is scheduled to be performed in Ahmedabad on October 14.