Wasim Akram. (Picture by Philip Brown/Popperfoto by way of Getty Photos)

The Bangladeshi staff bowed out of the T20 World Cup after a dangerous defeat to Pakistan in a decisive conflict on Sunday that sealed the latter’s semi-final spot within the ongoing event. Former Pakistani cricketer and bowling nice Wasim Akram made a daring comment within the aftermath of Bangladesh’s loss, suggesting their batters e book an appointment with a psychologist following their haphazardous strategy in a must-win sport.

South Africa’s shock exit from the World Cup opened the doorways for each Pakistan and Bangladesh, who squared off in opposition to one another in a digital quarter-final in Adelaide. Shakib Al Hasan’s aspect had been in a powerful place within the match after a commendable begin from their top-order batters. However a chaotic collapse noticed them lose 5 wickets for simply 35 runs, limiting them to a paltry complete of 127 runs.

“Bangladesh should blame themselves. They need to. If I used to be the captain of Bangladesh staff or the coach of Bangladesh staff, I’ll be certain these guys will see psychologists. As a result of at one stage, Shanto was on 54 and issues had been going nicely then. They had been 73 for two and I believed they will get to 160. However then Shanto stepped out and performed a bizarre shot off Iftikhar and was bowled. If you happen to had stored on taking singles, the rating would have reached 155 comfortably,” Akram instructed A Sports activities’ present ‘The Pavilion’.

You attempt to rotate the strike in opposition to wicket-taking bowlers: Wasim Akram

Akram reckoned that the Bangladeshi batters ought to have been a bit extra pragmatic of their strategy and shunned taking part in large pictures in opposition to the opposition’s finest bowlers. He felt that the staff would have been higher positioned if they might’ve rotated the strike extra typically as a substitute of going for the glory pictures. 

“In a world degree, once you see a sure bowler was coming to bowl and you realize that the opposition captain has introduced him to take wickets, that is the place you do not play a shot. You attempt to rotate the strike in that exact over however the Bangladesh gamers made up their minds to hit him and hit Shaheen solely,” the previous left-arm pacer added.

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