Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar has an avid following on social media as he never minces his words.
Recently, he made his observations on India’s performance in the Asia Cup which predictably, earned a lot of attention.
Shoaib stated that India’s early exit from the Asia Cup could be a wake-up call for the Indians ahead of T20 World Cup.
However, he was vocal in his criticism of Indian captain, Rohit Sharma.
Akhtar explained in his Youtube channel, “Rohit Sharma looks very uncomfortable; he is seen shouting on the field.”
“India brought in Ashwin and dropped Bishnoi, which shows there is uncertainty in the camp. He needs to relax a bit more.”
This is a really good wake-up call for India, coming before the World Cup.”
However, Akhtar believes it’s the right time for team India to find out their playing XI for the T20 World Cup.
”I do not think India played very poorly; they did not play well, that is a fact, but there is a rise after every fall, and this fall might help them in the World Cup.”
“India should not be disheartened, but they should learn from this. They should find their final playing XI. Rohit Sharma has to sharpen up his captaincy as well,” he signed off.
Wonder what Rohit Sharma has to say about this!