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Asia Cup closing: Shadab blames himself for defeat in opposition to Sri Lanka

All-rounder Shadab Khan. —File Photograph

All-rounder Shadab Khan apologised followers for the poor efficiency and blame himself for the defeat in opposition to Sri Lankan within the closing of Asia Cup.

On Sunday, Sri Lanka received Asia Cup closing for the sixth time after beating Pakistan by 23-runs. Sri Lankan batter Bhanuka Rajapaksa, smashed the Pakistan bowling lineup and helped workforce secured the victory.

Sri Lanka whereas enjoying first, posted a complete of 170 runs on board, regardless of dropping early wickets, nonetheless, the favourites of the match, Pakistan might solely rating 147 runs in an try to chase the goal. Solely three gamers from the Pakistan aspect obtained into the double figures, whereas the remaining, together with captain Babar, didn’t carry out.

Fan lambasted the entire workforce for the poor efficiency, nonetheless, all-rounder Shadab Khan specifically got here below hearth for dropping two catches.

Extreme criticism by the followers disheartened the all-rounder, to which he took Twitter and apologized to the followers and likewise held himself liable for the loss in closing .

“Catches win matches. Sorry, I take accountability for this loss. I let my workforce down. Positives for the workforce, Naseem Shah, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Nawaz and your complete bowling assault was nice,” Shadab tweeted.

All-rounder additionally appreciated Mohammad Rizwan for his excellent efficiency all through the match.

Mohammad Rizwan fought laborious. The complete workforce tried their finest. Congratulations to Sri Lanka,” he mentioned.

In the meantime, former pacer, Shoaib Akhtar, Aka Rawalpindi Categorical, defended Shadab for his fielding.

“He’s our greatest fielder. Shadab khan simply having a nasty day,” Tweeted Shoaib.

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