Former Pakistan captain Imran Khan was disappointed with the result of India Vs. Pakistan game, which his team lost by a mammoth margin of 124 runs on Sunday. Imran said that it was painful to watch his side painfully surrender to their arch-rivals without putting up a fight.
With the help of a splendid batting display from the top order and some proficient bowling, India registered an easy 124 run win (DL method) over Pakistan in their ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Group B opener at Edgbaston on Sunday. In a rain affected match India scored 319 for 3 in 48 overs and then dismissed Pakistan to 164 off 33.4 overs as the latter chased a revised total of 289 from 41 overs.
Apart from Azhar Ali who scored 50, no Pakistan batsman offered a fight and like most other Pakistani fans, Imran Khan was upset at his team's showing. Khan’s expressed his dismay shortly after India thrashed Pakistan, as he went hit out at the Pakistan cricket setup in a series of tweets.
As a sportsman I know winning & losing are part of the game but it's painful to watch Pak being thrashed by India without putting up a fight— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) June 4, 2017
Unless Pak cricket structure is totally revamped/reformed, despite an abundance of talent the gap between Pak & India will keep increasing— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) June 4, 2017
And we will keep facing disappointment by defeats such as the one today. https://t.co/noxfc7srWN— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) June 4, 2017
Finally, the former cricket legend warned that Pakistan cricket needed a complete overhaul in order to be competitive against other teams on the big stage.
Pak cricket cannot be fixed if the Chairman of the PCB is not appointed on professional merit.— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) June 4, 2017
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