'Can’t press a button and begin taking part in aggressive like Australia' – PCB Chairman Ramiz Raja responds to harsh criticism

Ramiz Raja. (Picture Supply: Twitter)

After a T20I sequence defeat by the hands of England, former cricketers together with Shoaib Akhtar, Kamran Akmal amongst others took a dig at Pakistan and questioned the potential of the middle-order batters. The Males in Inexperienced misplaced the ultimate two matches of the sequence and finally conceded the sequence 4-3 and the style by which they misplaced raises main considerations forward of the upcoming T20 World Cup

Apart from Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan, different batters did not ship on a constant foundation. Each batters emerged as the highest two run-scorers within the T20I sequence however video games by which they did not rating, the opposite batters did not ship. 

“It is extremely straightforward to say press a button and begin taking part in aggressive like Australia and that you’re nonetheless taking part in old-school cricket in fashionable occasions. The present crew has a strategy to play and for my part, there’s nothing flawed with it as a result of their success charge is sort of 80 per cent in 12 months. This crew does not get influenced, there’s readability of roles, they usually know the right way to win a match,” mentioned Ramiz Raja in a video shared by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Twitter.

“It was a tremendous sequence. Apart from one or two matches, I haven’t seen so many matches ending within the final over or within the final minute. With that, you perceive that the crew has correct temperament. They combat until the top and are united. We even received the chance to check our bench power,” he added.

With an trustworthy intention, we try to reboot Pakistan cricket: Ramiz Raja

Repeatedly, the middle-order batters within the Pakistan crew have did not take care of strain conditions. Addressing the followers, Ramiz spoke in regards to the course of through which, the Pakistan Cricket Board is attempting to herald new gamers into the set-up. Nevertheless, he believes that the method wants a while however it can improve their cricket within the coming days.

“I need to inform the followers, who’re the largest stakeholders of our recreation that with an trustworthy intention, we try to reboot (Pakistan) Cricket. Our crew fought whenever on the sphere and by no means gave up. Two years in the past, the uncooked expertise you noticed has received redefined and now the competitors has gone up,” the previous cricketer mentioned.

“The statement of the supporters are right. That’s why we’re internet hosting junior leagues and organising a fest with the 100 finest gamers. The aim of doing so is to carry skilled horses (gamers) into the race within the subsequent 3-4 years, who might be adventurous, play fashionable cricket,” mentioned the 60-year-old.

Pakistan will subsequent journey to New Zealand for a tri-series that includes Bangladesh and the host nation. Publish that, they may play a few warm-up video games towards England and Afghanistan earlier than taking over India of their first match of the T20 World Cup on October 23.