Team Pakistan lost to Australia today by 41 runs at the Taunton Cricket Ground. Post the defeat, Shoaib Akhtar raised concerns about Imam-Ul-Haq’s batting. Imam made scored a half-century from 75 balls which were quite slow as Pakistan chased the total of 307 runs on the board. The difference between the runs and the balls did not go down well with the former pacer and he took to Twitter to express his concerns over the same. Australia vs Pakistan, CWC 2019 Stat Highlights: Aaron Finch & Men Get Back to Winning Ways as they Beat Pak by 41 Runs.
“I have always raised concerns over Imam's strike rate. Scored 53 off 75 balls, put the whole team under pressure. Hence, crumbling. Sigh. #AUSvPAK #CWC19,” read the tweet by the former pacer. Imam-Ul-Haq went to score the highest runs for the team. Mohammad Hafeez scored 46, Wahab Riaz made 45 runs. Sarfaraz Ahmed the skipper of the team made 40 runs on the board. AUS beat PAK by 41 runs.
Check out Shoaib Akhtar’s tweet below:
— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) June 12, 2019
The Pakistani fans also joined the bandwagon and posted funny memes to troll the side as the defeat obviously did not go down well with them.
Before post- match presentation party , #SarfarazAhmed is thinking.....🤔🤔🤔
— AK (@AnkurKa94428806) June 12, 2019
This netizen used Akshay Kumar meme to troll the team.
— Zahra Sheikh (@zahrasheikh786) June 12, 2019
— 𝓚𝓪𝓼𝓱𝓲 (@KASHI_BANGASH) June 12, 2019
— Zubair Jan (@Zubair_Jan19) June 12, 2019
Talking about the Australian innings, David Warner and Aaron Finch gave a watchful start to the team and then converted the same into a 146 runs long partnership. Warner went on to score his third consecutive World cup 2019 century. Titbits from others helped the team reach a total of 307 runs. Mohammad Amir went on to registered his career-best figures as he snapped five wickets giving away 30 runs.