Australia’s famed power hitter Chris Lynn praised Pakistan for their dominant performance in the warm-up game ahead of the three-match T20I series. Pakistan comfortably registered a seven-wicket win over Cricket Australia XI, captained by Lynn, following Shadab Khan’s brilliant bowling spell and a classy display of batting by the top-order.
Lynn admitted his team was completely outplayed by the quality Pakistan side and rated them as a stronger opponent than the Sri Lankans. Lynn spoke about the versatility in Pakistan’s bowling attack and believed they would present a tough challenge to the home side.
Chris Lynn sharing a light moment with Wahab Riaz during a side match
“I think they [Pakistan] have got a stronger side than the Sri Lankans. They have guys who can bowl 150km/h and batsmen who are world-class. They put on a clinical performance today which is why they're one of the top T20 teams in the world," he said.
Lynn hailed the spin duo of Imad Wasim and Shadab Khan, whose tight lines and lengths have been the main reason behind Pakistan’s rise to the No. 1 ranking in T20I cricket.