ISLAMABAD – Former quick bowler Sarfaraz Nawaz has lashed out at Pakistan Cricket Board, head coach, captain and chief selector for choosing substandard and under the par workforce, which is inflicting enormous damages to nationwide trigger and dropping from each different workforce within the ICC World Cup.
Speaking to The Nation from England, Sarfaraz stated: “I demand Prime Minister Imran Khan to take stern motion in opposition to the PCB and name again all of the joy-riders with none additional delay, as they haven’t any position and purpose of staying at UK they usually simply need to make hefty TA/DAs, get pleasure from free lodging and journey on nationwide kitty. They’ve badly hampered the temper of the dressing room.
“I’ve full file of Imran Khan’s previous views earlier than taking on as PM, so now when Almighty has given him the powers, he should not be reluctant to indicate the doorways to incapable and tremendous flops coaches and selectors. He should not change his earlier stance and take stern motion in opposition to them,” he added.
He stated: “It was such a disgrace to look at Pakistan workforce enjoying in opposition to Australia. The match was misplaced properly earlier than the toss, as everyone seems to be conscious that Aussies are usually not good at enjoying spinners, however somewhat than cementing the spin division and enjoying with Imad Wasim, the workforce administration dropped Shadab Khan and included out-of-sort Shaheen Shah. I’ve recommended Sarfaraz and firm to drop both Shoaib Malik or Asif Ali and pave approach for Imad, however they’re sleeping.
“They haven’t any sense to learn the pitch and to make the issues worst, Sarfaraz put Aussies to bat first, which exhibits the low confidence of the captain. The pathetic fielding and drop catches price Pakistan dearly. The way in which Pakistani fielder have been dropping catches and permitting Australians to attain freely, it was by no means witnessed earlier than. They have been nearly enjoying free photographs, as they have been certain that Pakistani fielders received’t be capable of maintain onto catches,” he added.
Sarfaraz stated it’s good omen for inexperienced caps that lastly Muhammad Aamir got here into rhythm and registered 5-wicket haul, nevertheless it was too little too late. “It was supposed from a entrance line bowler to offer early breakthroughs, by which not solely Aamir however all different bowlers badly failed. Aamir did picked up 5 wickets, nevertheless it was all executed when Aussies have been in very comfy place, whereas dropped catches have been the spotlight of Pakistan fielding. It appeared like membership cricketers have been enjoying in opposition to a nationwide aspect.”
He stated: “Wahab and Hassan Ali gave respectability to Pakistan workforce’s chase, in any other case all was misplaced when Pakistan had misplaced 7 wickets with 180 odd runs on the board. I’m extremely shocked on these circles, who declare Pakistan was on the brink of successful and upsetting the mighty Aussies. The way in which Pakistani batsmen simply gifted their wickets was exhausting to absolve, not a single batsman was out on an unplayable supply.
“Pakistani batsmen have been fishing at wayward deliveries. Imam was the funniest of all, as he was providing nearly no stroke and was out caught behind on leg aspect supply, which had he not touched, it will have been a sure broad ball. Asif Ali was giving catch observe to slide fielders whereas regardless of figuring out properly that Shaheen Shah was final man on the crease, Sarfaraz took single and allowed Shaheen to play the following over,” he added.
The previous cricketer stated it’s time to repair the accountability the place it belongs. The chief selector, head coach and captain have to be held accountable for workforce’s pathetic performances. When the chief selector had handed over the workforce to move coach and workforce administration, he had no enterprise to stay current at each journey, whereas the pinnacle coach should settle for his accountability in order skipper.
“Now daring and well timed choices are required as they should make issues easy and choose enjoying XI as per opponents’ power and weaknesses. I believe Pakistan workforce nonetheless has probabilities of progressing to the semifinals however for this, they should play aggressively,” Sarfaraz concluded.