Salman Butt has expressed shock over the Pakistan batters’ incapability to learn Sri Lankan leg-spinner Wanindu Hasaranga’s variations. He identified that every one gamers from the nation have grown up taking part in tape ball cricket and, as such, shouldn’t have any points going through the Lankan spinner.
Hasaranga was the Participant of the Match for his figures of three for 21 as Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 5 wickets within the Asia Cup 2022 Tremendous 4 sport on Friday, September 9, in Dubai. The 25-year-old dismissed Babar Azam, Iftikhar Ahmed, and Asif Ali as Pakistan appeared all at sea in opposition to him.
Sharing his ideas on Pakistan’s poor batting effort, particularly in opposition to Hasaranga, Butt stated on his YouTube channel:
“The best way Pakistan’s batters bought out was fairly disappointing. All their lives they’ve performed tape ball cricket. How can they not learn Hasaranga’s variations from the finger?
“Straight finger means the ball will spin away and behind the hand means the supply will are available. Iftikhar Ahmed couldn’t learn a googly in an earlier match. On this sport as effectively, he couldn’t choose the variation.”
Aside from Hasaranga, Maheesh Theekshana additionally impressed, registering figures of two for 21 from his 4 overs. Debutant pacer Pramod Madushan claimed a few wickets as effectively. Babar, in the meantime, top-scored for Pakistan with a 29-ball 30.
“Received’t name it a nasty day” – Salman Butt attributes Pakistan’s loss to poor shot choice
Whereas some consultants and followers may really feel that Pakistan had a nasty day in workplace in opposition to Sri Lanka on Friday, Butt has a differing view.
He said that the batters threw away their wickets with unhealthy pictures. He defined:
“The type of pictures Pakistan batters performed, I gained’t name it a nasty day for them. I’d describe it as very poor shot choice. We might have stated it was a nasty day for them if that they had some poor luck. Nevertheless, batters had been getting dismissed as a result of their incapability to select bowlers’ variations.
Including that such lackluster performances do have an effect on the boldness of the workforce, Butt concluded:
“I’m positive Pakistan will probably be a special workforce within the last. They are going to are available with a special angle. Having stated that, there are critical batting issues. Pakistan have gained video games by displaying brilliance in patches. There was no healthful efficiency.”
Pakistan had been bowled out for 121 in opposition to Sri Lanka, a complete the latter chased down in 17 overs. The groups will now meet within the Asia Cup 2022 last on Sunday, September 11, in Dubai.