Ahmedabad Test: England got a reality check in India as this was a humiliating loss for them- Shoaib Akhtar

Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar turned out in commendation of India after the hosts’ 3-1 arrangement prevail upon England and said that it would have been exceptional if the guests had focused on their batting and not on the pitch.

Akhtar said that the series loss to India was a rude awakening for the guests and thought about how they will rise again after an embarrassing loss like this one.


“With everything taken into account, it was a humiliating loss for the England team , and they have a rude awakening in India. However, they need to now become familiar with the craft of playing turn in the sub-landmass well. Not certain, how are they going to lift themselves up from this embarrassing loss and rouse themselves to play better,” Shoaib Akhtar said on his Youtube channel.

Akhtar said that if the pitch truly was pretty much as terrible as the English media and former cricketers such as Michael Vaughan and Alastair Cook described it as then how did India proceed to score 365, while the English batsmen battled.

“While many may discuss the wickets in the series, yet look how India scored 365. They likewise played on similar wickets, where the England batsmen battled. If Rishabh pant and Washington Sundar can score runs, why can’t the England. Without breaking a sweat, India has beaten England in the arrangement, and fixed a spot in the last of the World Test Title last,” Akhtar added.

Axar can be the snappiest to take 100 wickets, says Akhtar. The Pakistan extraordinary proceeded to say that Axar Patel, who took 27 wickets in only 3 matches in the series, was a clever bowler and may very well proceed to turn into the quickest bowler to 100 wickets on the off chance that he gets a couple of more series like this one.

“In addition to the fact that he got an appropriate wicket to bowl on, however he is a clever bowler as well. He wouldn’t have allowed to the English players when the control was in his grasp, and that is the thing that he did. In the series that he continues to get a couple of series like this, he may very well turn out to be quickest bowler to 100 wickets. Having said that, England should have played him better,” he added.