Usman Qadir hopeful of bouncing back against England
- We tried to bowl as per the given plan but sometimes such situations arise, says Usman.
- He says that England played very good cricket to chase down the score.
- We will try to learn from our mistakes and do well in the next matches, Usman Qadir.
KARACHI: Pakistan cricket team spin bowler Usman Qadir says that the total of 158 was what his team should have defended, but he is optimistic that Pakistan will make a comeback in the series.
England had. Successfully pursued Achieving the target of 159 runs in 19.2 overs for the loss of 4 wickets, they won the first T20I by 6 wickets and took a 1-0 lead in the 7-match series.
But, the 29-year-old Qadir believes the overall was good enough for the bowlers to defend.
“I think it was a decent total, we should have bowled according to plan but unfortunately we bowled off the wicket. England played. Very good cricket to chase the score,” he told Geo in an exclusive interview after the first T20I at the National Stadium.
“We should have defended it with our bowling strength, our batsmen put up a defendable total, we tried to bowl as per the plan given but sometimes situations arise when you have to change your original plan. “You have to give credit to England for good cricket,” said the young spinner.
However, he was optimistic about it. Pakistan The series will return.
He hoped that we will try to learn from our mistakes and perform well in the next matches.
Usman took 2 wickets for 36 runs in his allotted quota of four overs.
The leg-spinner, who has played 20 T20s for Pakistan, praised the crowd in Karachi, saying that the enthusiasm of the fans in the stadium makes everyone enjoy the game.
“The good thing about our home crowd is that they come to the stadium in large numbers to support the teams and they cheer each team on creating an atmosphere that is enjoyable for everyone,” he concluded. .