Despite their loss in the World Cup final to Australia, Pakistan’s cricket veterans have expressed admiration for India’s outstanding performance. Wasim Akram has acknowledged India’s dominant position in the sport and highlighted the effectiveness of their cricket infrastructure.
According to Akram, defeats like the one in the final were just a part of the game. He also noted that India had one bad day that came at an unfortunate time. Despite this setback, Akram believes that Indian cricket is in a good place and needs to continue doing what it does well.
Rashid Latif agreed with these sentiments and suggested that psychological factors played a role in India’s loss. He also praised Mohammed Shami as the standout player for India and highlighted his excellent performance throughout the tournament.
Former Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-Haq lauded Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli for their leadership skills during the World Cup. He also noted that younger players must have learned a lot from them during the tournament. Overall, Pakistan’s cricket veterans have expressed respect and admiration for India’s impressive performance despite their loss in the final match against Australia.