Despite their loss in the World Cup final to Australia, Pakistan’s cricket veterans have expressed admiration for India’s outstanding performance. Wasim Akram has acknowledged India’s dominant position in the sport and highlighted their effective programs and depth of talent that sustains Indian cricket.
Akram emphasized that defeats like the one in the final were just a part of the game and that India had one bad day, which unfortunately came at the wrong time. He also noted that their cricket was in a good place and needed to continue doing what they were doing.
Rashid Latif agreed with these sentiments and suggested that psychological factors played a role in India’s loss. He praised Mohammed Shami as the standout player for India in the World Cup, while Misbah-ul-Haq lauded Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli for their leadership.
Latif also highlighted that younger players must have learned a lot from them during the World Cup. Overall, despite their loss, Pakistan’s cricket veterans have expressed admiration for India’s outstanding performance and talent on the field.