Misbah keen on a more clinical showing

While captain Misbah-ul-Haq was happy Pakistan managed to get off to a winning start in the three-match ODI series against India, he believes the team still has a lot to work on, especially in the field. Pakistan, he said, were fortunate to walk away with the six-wicket win in Chennai.

“Today we were lucky, India gave us a tough time in this situation. They lost five wickets early but still went on to make 227,” Misbah was quoted as saying by PTI. “To win the next match, we will have to work hard and improve a fair bit. We have to really improve our fielding, and our death-over and Powerplay bowling. After these [changes to the] ODI rules especially, we have to improve the bowling.

“Also, we have to improve our batting performances; we couldn’t chase the target down easily.” Read more
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