Pakistan’s 1-point defeat to Zimbabwe in the T20 World Cup has sparked strong reactions from former cricketers and criticism of the team led by Babar Azam is growing by the minute. Former players such as Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis, Misbah-ul-Haq and Shoaib Malik discussed how the team prepared for the T20 World Cup in Australia. Malik has now said that talking about conditions is secondary if players don’t even know the ball isn’t dead when it hits the stumps on a free kick.
Analysis of the Pakistan-Zimbabwe match on Pakistan Channel A Sports
, Misbah began by saying that the team should have been prepared for the conditions in Australia. It was then that Malik revealed the dead ball dispute during an India-Pakistan match.
“They don’t know the ball isn’t dead when it hits the stumps on a free kick, so let’s leave the other things aside. They don’t know either, so it’s another matter to talk about the conditions. you have to play. We are just trying to find short-term solutions, ”Malik said.
“If there is a leak in the tube, the ultimate solution is to replace the tube. But we are trying to bridge the gap. You have to replace the tube, “she said.
The three byes India received as a free-kick after Virat Kohli was knocked down in the final against Pakistan were in line with ICC rules, but the Pakistani team found themselves fighting with the referees.
Many have suggested that it should have been called dead ball because the ball would have broken the batter’s stump (Virat Kohli), but the rules don’t say that.
No-ball and then free-kick played an important role in India’s victory over Pakistan in the T20 World Cup.
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