Karachi: Skipper Azhar Ali on Friday said the Test arrangement misfortune in Australia is unsuitable and it has harmed the pride of Pakistan cricket.
Pakistan had a forgettable voyage through Australia as they lost the T20 arrangement 0-2 preceding enduring humiliating innings crushes in the two Tests, which were a piece of World Test Championship.
“It is frustrating how we lost the two Tests. The annihilations in Australia have harmed our cricket pride and it is difficult to acknowledge,” Azhar told journalists in Lahore in the wake of coming back from Australia.
“We had gone there with quite a few arrangements and with an inspirational outlook. So the two innings rout isn’t adequate and I will offer no reasons for this.”
Azhar demanded his group had arranged well for the arrangement however it neglected to appropriately execute the plans.
“We didn’t get this show on the road with the new ball, we didn’t manufacture huge organizations, we didn’t expand on great beginnings and our arrangements against David Warner likewise didn’t fill in as he countered them well,” he said.
“We had picked a youthful pace assault for the Tests and we batted first in the main Test and I believe that demonstrated our expectation that we needed to play positive cricket.
“In all actuality we were doing get up to speed game in the two Tests and once you get behind in Australia it is hard to get up to speed in Tests,” Azhar included.
Australia opener David Warner had a tremendous effect as he scored 154 in the main Test before delivering a record-breaking triple hundred at the Adelaide Oval.
“He (Warner) had an awful Ashes arrangement and our bowlers expected to gain by that and they didn’t,” Azhar said.
In any case, Azhar guarded the choice of the youthful pace assault, who neglected to convey Down Under.
“They didn’t take wickets however the world is discussing them and they have an incredible future in front of them,” he said.
Azhar likewise clarified that he was under no weight as a result of his run of poor structure.
“I acknowledged the captaincy after much idea and I realize what I need. I am under no weight right now neither one of the is am considering what will occur or about losing the captaincy. Be that as it may, regardless of whether you are commander or player in the event that you don’t perform you can’t hope to be in the group,” he said.
He likewise dismissed recommendations that his last year’s knee medical procedure was hampering his batting structure.
“On the off chance that I was not fit I don’t figure the PCB therapeutic staff would have cleared me to play for Pakistan,” Azar said.
“I am over the damage now and despite the fact that I haven’t got numerous pursues or huge innings coming back from the medical procedure I don’t think it is influencing my batting.
“Now and then it is likewise about karma. I am mediocre the ball and I am feeling great at the wrinkle, my footwork is great yet karma simply has not been with me.”
The Pakistan captain said he had certainty that the group will go ahead emphatically.
“We have to confide in one another. I am not terrified about being sacked as commander. I can’t control that I can just control our exhibitions. We have to end the dread factor in our group. That is the key,” he said.
About the up and coming Test arrangement against Sri Lanka at home, Azhar said it won’t be simple as the majority of the players, including himself, would play a Test in Pakistan just because.
“At the point when we played in UAE we had an arrangement regarding how to get results there yet here we should initially take a gander at the pitches and afterward observe what intends to make to get brings about Pakistan.
“We need to think of another approach. We need a track that suits us. We have to begin once again on the most proficient method to win tests in Pakistan.”
Gotten some information about reports that he was just playing Test cricket to visit England one year from now and afterward settle down in the UK and play long haul for Somerset, Azhar didn’t beat around the bush in comprehensively dismissing the reports.
“… they ought to affirm any such news first particularly when it concerns our own life. My child was in the UK yet I have additionally gotten back to him to Pakistan, I have no business in the UK and no agreement with Somerset. I had a one-year contract with Somerset a year ago and that will be that,” he said.