Cheeky Remark of Shoaib Akhtar after the defeat of Team India to Bangladesh

After a brilliant knock of 121 runs by Shubman Gill against Bangladesh 19, team India got defeated by them by a narrow margin of six runs in their final game of the Asia Cup Super 4 stage. With a place in the final already in the bag, India made five changes, resting some key players in the process. Shakib Al Hasan top-scored as Bangladesh posted a total of 265/8 in 50 overs. While analyzing the match, former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar said the defeat is a "wake-up call for India", saying that you can't take any team lightly.
The legendary pacer also joked about how India's defeat would be celebrated by Pakistan fans, including him.
Akhtar said on YouTube that "India have lost the game. Embarrassing loss. We can't criticize too much. Bangladesh is here to play. People were criticizing Pakistan, saying that they got beaten up. Sri Lanka are a good team, not an average team. The same is the case with Bangladesh. They are all playing international cricket. Finally, some relief for the Pakistan fans, including me, that India has lost the game. A wake-up call for India You can't take teams lightly after winning a few games." 

Sep 16, 2023 4:24 AM