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“Luck Wasn’t On Our Aspect”- Shaheen Afridi On Pakistan’s Semifinal Loss To Australia In T20 World Cup 2021



Shaheen Afridi was one of many finds of Pakistan within the lately concluded T20 World Cup. He spearheaded the Pakistan tempo assault of their unbeaten run by means of the league stage. They registered dominant victories which included a 10-wicket win over arch-rivals India in Dubai. Nevertheless, they needed to bow out of the match after shedding to eventual winners Australia within the semi-final.

Australia performed higher cricket on the night time and a cameo from Matthew Wade took the sport away from the Males in Inexperienced. Speaking solely to Cricbuzz, Shaheen Afridi opened up on Pakistan’s loss and the way troublesome it was to digest as a workforce.

"Luck Wasn't On Our Side"- Shaheen Afridi On Pakistan's Semifinal Loss To Australia In T20 World Cup 2021
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It was… (troublesome). Luck wasn’t on our aspect, we are able to say that. We tried to offer our greatest. Shadab bowled so nicely, Fakhar batted so nicely” stated Afridi with a tone of disappointment.

He additional stated that the marketing campaign general was a memorable one for Pakistan as was the complete yr of 2021. He spoke about a number of Pakistan gamers successful ICC awards and stated that the workforce is trying ahead to scale new heights in 2022.

General This Was A Good Yr For Pakistan: Shaheen Afridi

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“However general, the match and the complete yr was superb for Pakistan. You need to have seen, quite a lot of ICC awards have all come to 1 place. As a workforce, we have now excessive hopes for this yr too. There’s quite a lot of video games arising… Assessments, Asia Cup, World Cup. We’re prepared for it” he stated.

With the Asia Cup and T20 World Cup scheduled to be performed later this yr, Pakistan has quite a bit to attain within the new yr given they type a formidable workforce for it. Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan and Shaheen are the faces of Pakistan cricket in the meanwhile as they’re taking part in each format.

Afridi’s spell of three/31 in opposition to India was instrumental behind his workforce’s huge win within the T20 World Cup. This was additionally Pakistan’s first win over India in any ICC match. India’s rating of 151 was tracked den by Rizwan &79* and Babar 68 * inside 18 overs.

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