T20 world cup 2024: Pakistan team, which lost its first match in the T20 World Cup, is being trolled. Now former Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Akhtar has expressed his displeasure.

The real thrill of T20 World Cup 2024 has begun. On June 6, America has made the biggest upset of this tournament by defeating Pakistan. This is the first time that America has registered a win against Pakistan. This victory of America on a big stage like the World Cup is being discussed all over the cricket world. After the defeat against a small team like America, the Pakistan team captained by Babar Azam is being trolled. Now the former legendary bowler of this team Shoaib Akhtar has given a big reaction.

Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has posted a video on Instagram in which he said, “Pakistan suffered a shameful defeat. We did not get a good start. Pakistan did not deserve to win here because America certainly played well. They were always in a commanding position. Mohammad Aamir and Shaheen Afridi certainly saved the match but could not make the team win. We were a little behind them.”

Shoaib Akhtar remembers the 1999 World Cup

Shoaib Akhtar wrote ‘sad and disappointed’ in the caption of this video. Shoaib Akhtar was also seen saying in this video that ‘This is a disappointing defeat for Pakistan. We did not have a good start by losing to America. We repeated history as we did against Bangladesh in the 1999 World Cup.

Match status (T20 world cup 2024)

If we talk about the match, America won the toss and chose to bowl first. Babar’s army, who came to bat first, could score only 159 runs for 7 wickets in 20 overs. They were seen struggling for runs in the first six overs. Runs were not scored in the middle overs as well. Captain Babar Azam faced 43 balls and scored 44 runs, in the lower order Shaheen Afridi scored 23 runs to take the team past 150, in response, America equalized the score in 20 overs by losing 3 wickets and then the super over took place.

thrill of super over

In the super over, Mohammad Aamir bowled for Pakistan and conceded 18 runs. In reply, Iftikhar Ahmed and Fakhar Zaman opened for Pakistan, but the team could not chase the runs and could score only 13 runs. Thus, they lost the match. Saurabh Netravalkar defended 18 runs for America. Thus, Pakistan had to face defeat.