Fakhar Zaman walking back
Fakhar Zaman strolling again (Photograph Supply: Twitter)

India accomplished an ideal victory over arch-rivals Pakistan of their event opener of the 2022 T20 Asia Cup, performed on the Dubai Worldwide Stadium on August 28 (Sunday). Batting first, Pakistan had the worst attainable begin as they misplaced their skipper Babar Azam early within the innings.

Babar was then changed by Fakhar Zaman as he together with batter Mohammad Rizwan tried to stabilize the innings. Nevertheless, Fakhar’s inning was lower quick after the left-handed batter determined to stroll away after edging a pacy supply from Avesh Khan. To notice, India gamers didn’t enchantment for the caught behind, however Fakhar confirmed sportsmanship and walked again to the pavilion with out ready for the umpire’s resolution.

Have seen the likes of Adam Gilchrist, Brian Lara do the identical: Wasim Jaffer

In the meantime, former Indian batter Wasim Jaffer has lauded Fakhar for his sportsman spirit and mentioned that it was a really good gesture from him.

“After I noticed that I didn’t imagine that he (Fakhar) had edged it, however the snicko meter made it evident. It was good for him to stroll off from the bottom. Beforehand, we’ve got seen the likes of Adam Gilchrist and Brian Lara who used to stroll away and didn’t anticipate the umpire’s resolution, however in modern-day cricket, we don’t see that usually,” Jaffer mentioned on BatBricks7 Presents Run Ki Runneeti present on CricTracker.

“In at present’s recreation, gamers and captains can use the DRS, so If Fakhar had not walked away possibly Rohit had taken a evaluate, nevertheless it was a really good gesture and an awesome sportsmanship proven by him,” Jaffer added.

Speaking in regards to the recreation, crew Pakistan completed their innings on 147/10 in 19.5 overs. In reply, batters Virat Kohli, Ravindra Jadeja, and Hardik Pandya performed some essential knocks with the bat because the Males in Blue accomplished a win over their arch-rivals Pakistan of their opening encounter of the Asia Cup.