“Itne Egocentric Gamers…”: Shaheen’s Dig At Critics Of Babar, Rizwan


Pakistan openers Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan had a ball on Thursday evening because the duo tore into the England bowing assault to assist their facet chase down a 200-run goal within the second T20I with 10 wickets in hand and three balls to spare. The match at Nationwide Stadium, Karachi additionally noticed the duo stitching a document 203-run partnership – highest in a T20I chase. After the efficiency of the 2 gamers, Pakistan pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi took a sarcastic dig on the critics of the openers.

“I believe it’s time to do away with Kaptaan @babarazam258 and @iMRizwanPak. Itne egocentric gamers. Agar sahi se khelte to match 15 overs me end hojana chahye tha. Ye akhri over tak le gaye. Let’s make this a motion. Nahi.” tweeted Afridi.

“Completely pleased with this wonderful Pakistani group,” he added.

Whereas critics have at all times been behind Babar and Rizwan for the strike charge of the duo, former Pakistan pacer Aaqib Javed had even claimed days earlier than that in massive chases, having Babar and Mohammad might be detrimental for Pakistan as they’re comparable gamers and so they are inclined to let the required run-rate go too excessive.

Speaking in regards to the match on Thursday, Moeen Ali‘s 55 not out and Ben Duckett‘s 43 helped England publish 199/5 in 20 overs. In reply, Pakistan reached house with 3 balls to spare.


In the meantime, the victory breaks a run of three consecutive losses for Pakistan which had stretched from the Asia Cup.

Pakistan and England will sq. off within the third T20I of the seven-match sequence on Friday.

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