Karachi: Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has praised Team India. In Melbourne, the Indian team defeated Australia by 8 wickets. Shoaib believes that the Ajinkya Rahane-led team showed passion and commitment to win.
After being dismissed for 36 in Adelaide, the Indian team equalized the series by defeating Australia in the second Test in Melbourne.
Akhtar (Shoaib Akhtar) said, ‘I saw the match. One day I woke up in the morning and I saw that the Australian team had beaten India a lot. I thought the score is 369 but the score was 39/9. But you know that only in difficult circumstances your character gets revealed ‘.
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Akhtar (Shoaib Akhtar) said on his YouTube channel, ‘India has really left no stone unturned to feed Australia. Emotion is shown in crisis. The Indian team showed its skill and passion in the event of extreme crisis. They showed that they are not going to give up.
Akhtar was more impressed that Rahane played his role effortlessly despite the absence of Virat Kohli, Mohammed Shami and Rohit Sharma.
Rawalpindi Express said, ‘Ajinkya led the team effortlessly. He did not try to catch anyone’s attention by making the right changes in bowling and now the success is telling the whole story. It is said that if you work hard hard silently, the success story tells.
Akhtar (Shoaib Akhtar) then praised his first Test match playing Mohammad Siraj and Shubman Gill, who performed well under pressure.
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He said, ‘Siraj lost his father, who wanted to see his son playing for India. It was unfortunate. He took all his anger out on Australia and paid a true tribute to his father.
Akhtar said, ‘When you look at Gill, you think that he is an unmatched batsman whom you are going to see in future. Ravindra Jadeja came in the team and contributed in every department ‘.