Pakistan’s cricket veterans have commended the Indian cricket team for their exceptional performance in the World Cup, despite their defeat in the final against Australia. Wasim Akram acknowledged India’s current strong position in the sport and pointed out that setbacks like the final loss were part of the game. He praised the effective programs and depth of talent that keep Indian cricket thriving.
Former Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-Haq echoed similar sentiments and praised Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli for their leadership. He said that he thinks the younger players must have learned a lot from these two in the dressing room and otherwise in this World Cup. Meanwhile, Rashid Latif attributed India’s loss to psychological factors, pointing out that India’s capabilities were on par with those of Australia. He also praised Mohammed Shami as the standout player for India in this World Cup.
Overall, Pakistan’s cricket veterans recognized India’s strengths and weaknesses, acknowledging that setbacks are a natural part of any sports competition. They emphasized the importance of effective programs and depth of talent to succeed in international cricket tournaments like the World Cup.