Pakistan’s recent abysmal performance against Australia in the whitewashed ODI series has cast a set of questions on the ability of the batters to catch up with the modern day scoring rate. Although Pakistan were deprived of the services of their regular features in the squad, the replacements could not put up a great show with the bat on the flat UAE surfaces.
Former pacer Jalaluddin has thus blamed the batsmen for focusing on completing personal milestones and playing for their place in the team, rather than going for the win on multiple occasions.
“Pakistan batsmen could have scored more than 280 in the first two games if they improved their strike rate, rather than focusing on their personal milestones,” he claimed in a recent interview.
He believed that the onus lay on the batsmen to try and score as quickly as possible to back up the bowlers with some challenging totals.