T20 World Cup: Former captain and quick bowling nice Wasim Akram requested former gamers and analysts criticising Pakistan’s squad to again the gamers within the crew as an alternative of regularly criticizing them. Wasim Akram mentioned that the gamers going for the T20 World Cup must be backed. (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSPakistan’s T20 World Cup squad led to offended reactions from former gamersWasim Akram slammed feedback on social media about Azam Khan’s weightPakistan’s squad announcement was adopted by resignations of Misbah-Ul-Haq and Waqar Younis from the teaching employeesFormer captain and quick bowling nice Wasim Akram known as for an finish to the fixed criticism that has been directed in direction of Pakistan’s squad for the T20 World Cup. Akram, 55, mentioned that former gamers and analysts ought to again the gamers and feedback on social media on 23-year-old Azam Khan’s weight have been significantly disturbing.
“If you look at his present form. He is young right? People are mocking him for his weight. He has been trending on Twitter for all the wrong reasons. Please spare him. He is Pakistan’s child after all, and he needs to be given confidence,” Akram mentioned on ARY News.”I feel the team that has been selected is fine keeping in mind the next three World Cups. This is what I feel as an ex-cricketer and ex-captain. Rest, whoever wants to say can do so. You can’t pick a team based on people’s and press’ opinion. There is a plan and system,” he mentioned.Akram’s former Pakistan crew mates Shahid Afridi and Shoaib Akhtar have been amongst those who criticised the squad, with the latter saying that the squad will finally be modified. The number of Asif Ali is without doubt one of the subjects that has drawn criticism however Akram backed the choice.”Asif Ali is a fine talent. I understand that his form in the CPL wasn’t too good, but his strike-rate is almost 170 in the PSL. People on Twitter, I don’t know who these pseudo analysts are, were saying his strike-rate in 99.9 or something. I get that he got chances and he could not perform. But back the players, man. Stop criticising all the time. It’s annoying and frustrating and I get so angry at times,” he mentioned.Click right here for IndiaToday.in’s full protection of the coronavirus pandemic.