Match Tied (Royal Challengers Bangalore win one-over eliminator)
Former England skipper Nasser Hussain has sympathized with the Pakistan side in the aftermath of the heavy defeat against India, by expressing his desire to see the Green Shirts become stronger in world cricket.
Sarfaraz Ahmed’s troops were brushed side in emphatic fashion as Rohit Sharma’s magnificent 140 and Virat Kohli’s immaculate 71 left them needing 337 to register their first win over India in World Cups. Falling well short of a revised target under 40 overs, Pakistan are now in a precarious position of being knocked out of the tournament in the group stage.
Saddened by Pakistan cricket’s sharp decline, Nasser was of the view felt sorry for their state of despair. He highlighted the need for a more competitive Pakistan cricket unit, which will ensure there is a rise in the quality of contests witnessed.