The India Pakistan battle is always a great one for the team. They have immensely emotions on the crease and in the stadium and the fans are always cheering off their way to the win. Not to the dismay of many people out there, India defeated Pakistan on June 16 at Old Trafford in Manchester and it is quite evident by the statements at the social media that the Pakistani fans are very outrageous about it. Talking about the same, the Pakistani head coach Mickey Arthur said that he has been feeling very low and disappointed after the loss of his team against the Indian squad in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.
Pakistan has kept the hopes of keeping it into the World Cup alive with their win against South Africa
The Pakistani team witnessed a loss a very heartbreaking loss by 89 runs by the D/L method against the staunch rivals India. This totaled to seven matches in which Pakistan has lost against India in all the editions of the World Cup played till now. With this loss, right from the Pakistani skipper, Sarfaraz Ahmed till the team management all of them has drawn a lot of criticism from fans and cricketers on social media.
However, Pakistan came out to be strong after they registered a convincing win against the South African team by 49 runs. With this all the dreams of the South African squad to make it to the semi-finals has been crushed by the Pakistani squad. Not only this, but the Pakistani squad has therefore been able to keep the hopes of being in the semi-finals alive as well.
You almost go into sort of survival mode
Talking about the same, the coach of the Pakistani squad Mickey Arthur said that last Sunday he wanted to commit suicide with all the criticism they received from the fans all around the world. “Last Sunday I wanted to commit suicide. But it was, you know, it’s only one performance. It happens so quick. You lose a game; you lose another game; it’s a World Cup; media scrutiny; public expectation, and then you almost go into sort of survival mode. We’ve all been there,” said Arthur. The coach said that his team was crushed down after their defeat against the Indian squad.