Fatullah: Gearing adult for a marquee strife opposite India, Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq wants his batsmen to learn fast from a mistakes they made opposite minnows Afghanistan in their Asia Cup rough clash.
Pakistan won a compare by 72 runs though some of their batting frailties were laid unclothed by a unaffected Afghan bowling conflict that managed to shorten them to 248.
“We have a unequivocally critical compare opposite India entrance adult now, so we have to equivocate creation these kinds of mistakes. We have to take responsibility, generally as a batting unit,” a skipper pronounced forward of a much-anticipated strife on Sunday.
“Everybody knows a significance of that game. Both a teams wish to win that, all a supporters wish their group to win. Everybody knows that, and we consider there is zero some-more critical for a actor than an India-Pakistan game,” he added.
Ahead of a high-voltage clash, Pakistan will get dual day’s rest distinct India who will be personification opposite Sri Lanka on Friday.
On Thursday, rickety during 117/6, Pakistan looked like folding inside 150 though Umar Akmal discovered a group with an dominant century to lift a sum to 248/8.
The skipper pronounced he feared losing a compare though for Akmal’s timely knock.
“At one point, a compare had roughly left out of a hands. If Umar Akmal hadn’t played that innings, we would have had a lot of problems. As a batting unit, we consider if we continue to repeat a same mistakes, it will be a large problem for us,” he said.
Misbah, however, pronounced they could not have looked for a improved build adult for a compare opposite India.
“Especially after losing a initial game, it was really, unequivocally critical for us to win and take that reward point,” he said.
“I’m unequivocally happy about that. A win like that always builds certainty in a team. I’m utterly carefree that all batsmen will realize this and perform improved in a future,” Misbah added.
“I consider a best thing for us is that in a initial compare we came behind from a unequivocally formidable position and lost. And in a second, we were in such difficulty that it seemed a diversion was going out of a hands. To come behind from that is a unequivocally certain pointer for us. In these situations, a movement that a group forms helps we in a destiny a lot.”
Despite a steady top-order failure, Misbah corroborated his batsmen and pronounced there was no need to rejig a line-up.
“These things happen. If we see a final series, a tip 3 finished us win a whole array opposite Sri Lanka. No. 4, 5 and 6 didn’t even get to bat most in that series. So we think, they are good players and in good form.
“Yes, dual matches have left and they have struggled, though we wish that in a entrance matches, that are critical for us, someone will step adult and make critical runs for us.”
Showering regard on Akmal, Misbah said, “I consider he has been doing good for Pakistan. You could contend he could have finished somewhat improved than this, though from a final year and a half, we consider he’s unequivocally doing good during that number, finishing games for Pakistan and scoring runs during essential stages.
“I’ve been unequivocally happy, generally with a approach he played today. we consider that’s what we wish him to do, to finish games for Pakistan.”
The Pakistani skipper was also all regard for a dirty Afghans.
“Afghanistan are always like that. They have a decent bowling conflict and a unequivocally good fielding side, and we consider they valid it. They bowled unequivocally good lines and they were unequivocally disciplined. Their fielding was ancillary them. we consider they are an improving side and they can unequivocally put we underneath vigour on a given day,” he said.
Story initial published on: Friday, 28 Feb 2014 12:20