The Pakistan cricket world has praised the Indian team for reaching the final of the ODI World Cup and its incredible performance. In the final match played between India and Australia, Australia defeated Team India by 6 wickets. In this match, Team India batted first and scored 240 runs. In reply, Australia chased this target in 43 overs only. Millions of hearts were broken after Team India’s defeat. But the performance of the Indian team was incredible throughout the World Cup. After which many people became crazy about Team India. The name of the team’s former fast bowler Wasim Akram was also included among them. Despite the loss to Australia in the title match, he described Indian cricket as being in good shape.
What did the former captain say?
Australia ended India’s World Cup dream with a six-wicket win in the final. Akram said that obviously he would have been devastated by losing the final but such things happen in cricket. India had a bad day and unfortunately it happened in the final. You look at their structure, money for players, smart schedule and backup talent and they just need to keep those things going. His cricket is in very good condition. Akram said that being a former player, he knows how mentally strong Australian players are in knockout matches. He said that when we played with them in the 1999 World Cup final, I was the captain. We had beaten them in the league stage but in the final they were a different team like yesterday in Ahmedabad.
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