'Virat Kohli scored a century in opposition to Afghanistan, they forgot their total Asia Cup' – PCB Chairman Ramiz Raja lashes out at Babar Azam's critics

Ramiz Raja

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ramiz Raja has slammed the nation’s cricketing critics for criticising Babar Azam’s strike fee. Giving a befitting reply to them, Raja cited Virat Kohli’s instance and defined how the passionate Indian followers even forgot of profitable the Asia Cup after the batting megastar hit a century in opposition to Afghanistan. 

Ramiz has made it clear that he’s in opposition to the harmful criticism coming from the followers and media saying that the gamers can have a nasty day as properly. Backing Pakistan group’s collective performances within the final ten months he talked about that although they used to falter on the very first hurdle, however at the moment are making to the knockouts persistently. 

That isn’t what Indian followers and media do: Ramiz Raja

“Beforehand we used to falter on the very first hurdle. Sure we reached the ultimate and sure we didn’t play properly. However it’s okay to have a nasty day. However there have been others groups as properly within the Asia Cup. I imply then India ought to then have been severely criticised for not reaching the ultimate. However that isn’t what their followers and media do. I will inform you…when Virat Kohli scored a century in opposition to Afghanistan, they forgot their total Asia Cup. Will we ever try this? What we are saying is that Babar Azam scored a ton, however his strike fee was 135 whereas David Warner’s was 147.3. So that is ineffective,” mentioned Ramiz Raja whereas talking to Samaa TV.

Whereas Babar did rating a match-winning century within the second recreation of the recently-concluded seven-match T20I collection at residence in opposition to England the place him and Mohammad Rizwan  have been concerned in an unbeaten 203-run opening stand, he couldn’t rating at a brisk fee in the remainder of the video games.

Though the Pakistan batting famous person scored an unbeaten 59-ball 87 within the sixth T20I and tried his degree greatest to maintain the scoreboard ticking within the loss of life overs, he needed to undertake a cautious method with wickets falling on the different finish. The hosts ended up posting 169/6.

Nonetheless, it was not sufficient on a flat floor as English opener Phil Salt single-handedly took the match away from Pakistan together with his quickfire 88 not out from 41 deliveries at an excellent strike fee of 214.6. The Three Lions reached the goal within the fifteenth over.