‘We stored dropping wickets,’ Babar on his cautious approach in demise overs

'We kept losing wickets,' Babar on his cautious approach in death overs

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KARACHI: Peshawar Zalmi skipper Babar Azam commented on his defensive approach within the demise overs amid his facet’s Pakistan Super League (PSL) fixture in opposition to Islamabad United, stating that his facet stored dropping wickets.

Zalmi’s skipper Babar, who amassed his half-century in simply 33 deliveries, struggled within the second part of his knock because the right-handed batter might rating 25 runs in as many deliveries, on his technique to an unbeaten 75.

Babar struggled in opposition to a disciplined United bowling assault within the demise overs and couldn’t energy his facet to a defendable whole as Zalmi might amass 156/eight in 20 overs regardless of a flying begin.

Meanwhile, Babar interacted with the media right here following his facet’s six-wicket defeat in opposition to Islamabad United and revealed the explanation behind his defensive approach within the demise overs of the primary innings.

“We started off well but could not finish it in the same way. Our goal was to execute our plan in the first six overs. But, we lost back-to-back wickets after that and I decided to take the match deep,” mentioned Babar.

“But, whenever I thought of charging [on the bowlers], we lost wickets. My strive was to just take the match to the end. There is no such thing as that I wasn’t being able to middle the ball but as I said, we could not finish off well,” he added.

The Zalmi captain then went on to time period Hasan Ali’s spell a game-changer as his twin strikes halted his facet’s march in direction of a giant whole.

“That spell of Hasan Ali was a game changer. The wickets that he took totally changed our momentum and all of those strikes were crucial,” praised Babar.

It is pertinent to say that the dominating conquer Zalmi, propelled United to occupy the second spot within the PSL eight standings.

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