West Indies vs Pakistan: Waqar Younis Rues Dropped Catches Throughout Opening Check Loss

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The Babar Azam-led Pakistan cricket crew misplaced the opening Check to West Indies by one wicket.© AFP

Pakistan bowling coach Waqar Younis mentioned the crew’s sloppy fielding tilted the primary Check in favour of the West Indies. Kemar Roach’s resilience and grit helped West Indies stroll away with a one-wicket victory over Pakistan within the first Check of the two-match collection at Sabina Park in Kingston on Sunday. ”We might not get a greater commercial for the fantastic thing about Test cricket. Each groups fought very effectively however sadly, we did not avail some good alternatives at an important stage of the match which value us on the finish,” Waqar mentioned in a launch issued by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).

“The pitch was conducive to seam bowling and our pacers bowled rather well. Undoubtedly, It was a low goal that we needed to defend but we fought actually onerous and it was just some dropped catches that took the sport away from us,” he added.

The legendary pacer additionally admired the efforts of Pakistan bowlers. “I’m very pleased with my bowlers. Shaheen Shah Afridi and Hasan Ali bowled brilliantly. I’ve full confidence on the skills of Mohammad Abbas. He was very spectacular within the match however sadly, he did not get many wickets,” mentioned Waqar.

The previous bowler expressed hope that Pakistan would stage a greater present within the final Check match in opposition to the host nation commencing from Friday.

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“We should admire Babar Azam for the best way he saved his nerves and took some good selections as captain within the final match,” mentioned Waqar.

“Leggie Yasir Shah is a match-winner and we’re lucky to have Nauman Ali as a very good back-up spinner. We are going to go along with a optimistic mindset within the second recreation and attempt to do higher,” he added.

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