PCB disappointed in team's 'below expectation' performance but hopes for a comeback

Tanya Simon
June 20, 2019

"In the last few years, there's been a massive difference between India and Pakistan - and again it showed at Old Trafford on Sunday", Waqar said.

The actor, who will be seen essaying the role of legendary cricketer Kapil Dev in his forthcoming film '83, ' cheered for team India with full spirit.

A dejected Pakistani fan has filed a petition in the Gujranwala Civil Court against Pakistan's cricket team, seeking a ban on the squad as well as the sacking of the selection committee following the defeat to arch-rivals India in a World Cup game in England.

The findings and recommendations of the review will be submitted to PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani and the BoG for their consideration, a press release issued by the PCB stated.

Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal has admitted that the national team are just not good enough to beat the top sides in the world.

Shikhar Dhawan ruled out of CWC with thumb fracture
India will play their next match against Afghanistan at Rose Bowl, Southampton on 22nd June. However, it is confirmed that the southpaw batsman has been ruled out with a thumb injury.

The fixture was one of the most talked about matches and it was India which emerged as the victor as they clinched an 89-run win on DLS method.

"The BoG had a discussion on the Pakistan cricket team's recent performance across all formats", the PCB said in a statement after a Board of Governors meeting in Lahore. "We had good sides in the 1990s, but now I think this India team intimidates Pakistan". The Pakistanis crumbled in the high-pressure encounter and were duly attacked by the media and fans.

Pakistan will play their next game against South Africa on Sunday.

Pakistan, now placed ninth in the table will be eager to outplay a struggling South African side in their next match.

The players will resume training on Thursday with a three-hour session at Lord's starting at 10.00 am.

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