Shoaib Akhtar made a bold statement on the Indian Team & Rohit Sharma’s captaincy

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Rawal Pindi express, as we have all known Shoaib Akhtar as, growing up following cricket deeply, opined that India should actually learn from their defeat in the Asia Cup, pick up the broken pieces from the tournament and put them back into place before the ICC T20 World Cup.

This star studded Indian line-up led by captain Rohit Sharma, started their Asia Cup 2022 campaign pretty much in style as they bagged 2 wins in 2 matches in the group stage. The Indian side crushed Pakistan and Hong Kong and entered the Super-4 phase with their heads held high, in any case, the Indian side lost both their matches in the Super Four stage. The Men dressed in Blue confronted two close losses, first on account of Pakistan and afterward Sri Lanka.


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With these consecutive losses, presently India’s possibilities of going ahead in the tournament looks very bleak. With a great deal of mixes and changes expecting to turn out well for them, Shoaib Akhtar said that the Indian side doesn’t have a very remarkable opportunity to progress to the last. Talking on his YouTube channel, Shoaib Akhtar called attention to the fact:-


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“India haven’t performed all that poorly, yet they haven’t gotten along nicely and fans are justified to get baffled. Nonetheless, I feel that there is an ascent after each fall and it could help India before the ICC T20 World Cup.”

He added, “India ought not be crippled, yet they need to rapidly learn. They need to find their best blend and Rohit Sharma needs to hone his captaincy and remain patient.”

Further, Akhtar proceeded to foresee Sri Lanka and Pakistan as the two finalists of the Asia Cup 2022. He said: “In the event that Pakistan lose both their next two matches, India can qualify, yet I don’t think India will get an opportunity. According to me, Pakistan and Sri Lanka will play in this years Asia Cup final.”

In the mean time, the Indian cricket team is booked to play their last Super Four match against Afghanistan on September 8 in Dubai.

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