On Monday (Oct 7), Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan by way of 35 runs at Gaddafi Stadium in the second one T20I of the collection. By way of profitable the primary two video games of the three-match collection, Sri Lanka registered their first T20I match win over Pakistan in seven makes an attempt.
Chatting with media forward of the remaining T20I event, Pakistan’s head trainer and leader selector expressed his sadness.
“Dropping is rarely excellent, particularly in opposition to the second-leg Sri Lankan workforce, which is with out their main avid gamers, and it’s an eye-opener for us,” mentioned Misbah.
Mishab discussed that Pakistan’s workforce didn’t execute its plan whilst praising the guests for his or her efficiency.
“We will see deficiencies in each division: bowling, batting and in particular the best way we were given out in opposition to spin, and in addition our loss of life bowling. There was once a transparent distinction between each side. Regardless of being an green and younger facet, the guests have been disciplined and did the whole lot proper, whilst we totally didn’t enforce our plans,” he added.
Misbah identified that the workforce’s previous T20I file had so much to do with Babar Azam’s particular person contribution, and his failure within the match uncovered their weak spot.
“It’s true that we received the number 1 rating in T20s, however if you happen to dig deeper, you’re going to see Babar Azam remained the principle power in the back of incomes this most sensible slot, however he didn’t ranking in two video games, and we’ve got been uncovered,” advised Misbah.
The pinnacle trainer is eying on the ICC T20 Global Cup scheduled for subsequent 12 months and could be engaging in experiments to determine the correct mix.
“To buildup the correct mix for the mega T20 match, we want to make some experiments,” mentioned Misbah.
The remaining sport of the match will likely be hung on Wednesday, Oct nine on the identical venue.