Wasim Akram (Picture by Philip Brown/Popperfoto through Getty Photographs)

Former Pakistan’s pacer Wasim Akram has mentioned that Gautam Gambhir is entitled to provide his opinion after the two-time World Cup winner lashed out at Pakistan’s skipper Babar Azam’s strategy within the ongoing T20 World Cup. 

Gambhir who was commentating throughout the Pakistan vs Netherlands recreation thrashed Babar for not selling Fakhar Zaman up the batting order. The previous left-handed batter had referred to as Babar egocentric as a captain and mentioned that he wants to consider the staff if he desires to be a pacesetter. 

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Akram, whereas chatting with Pakistan channel A Sports activities, responded by saying: “That’s his opinion. Gautam Gambhir himself being a profitable captain in IPL. Successful twice with KKR. One of many prime gamers of his time, I suppose everyone has a proper to provide their opinion. And that’s his opinion.”

Earlier, Gambhir had mentioned, “For my part, first, you concentrate on your staff as a substitute of your self. If nothing goes in keeping with your plan, you need to have despatched Fakhar Zaman up the batting order. That is referred to as selfishness; as a captain, it’s straightforward to be egocentric for Babar and Rizwan to open the innings for Pakistan and create so many data. If you wish to be a pacesetter, you need to take into consideration your staff.”

Pakistan will tackle South Africa of their subsequent group-stage encounter of the T20 World Cup. South Africa are at present unbeaten within the competitors, having defeated India and Bangladesh with one recreation towards Zimbabwe being washed out. 

Pakistan, alternatively, registered their first victory within the competitors by defeating the Netherlands lately. The Males in Inexperienced misplaced their opening encounter towards India after which suffered a heart-breaking defeat towards Zimbabwe. They might want to win the upcoming recreation at any price and attempt to hold their hopes alive for reaching the following spherical of the competitors.  

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