- Shoaib Akhtar says ICC has failed to remember that Pakistan is likewise ICC’s part and plays cricket internationally.
- ICC had reported their Teams of the Decade in every one of the three arrangements of the game.
- No cricketer from Pakistan was remembered for the rundown which upset a few Pakistani cricketers.
Former Pakistani quick bowler Shoaib Akhtar took an agree at the International Cricket Council (ICC) after its declaration for the Teams of the Decade, saying that the worldwide cricket body has reported an Indian Premier League (IPL) group rather than a world cricket team.
“I think ICC has forgotten that Pakistan is also ICC’s member and plays cricket internationally. They missed out on an ace Pakistani batsman like Babar Azam who is already the top T20 batsman. They did not even include a single Pakistani player,” the speedster censured ICC in a video on his Youtube channel.
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A day sooner, ICC had declared their Teams of the Decade (TOTD) in each of the three organizations of the game. Sadly, no cricketer from Pakistan was remembered for the rundown which upset a few Pakistani cricketers.
The diverse playing XIs declared by the administering body is important for the ICC Awards, a program pointed toward celebrating remarkable cricketers and minutes throughout the last ten years.
Reacting to ICC’s choice, Akhtar barbecued the worldwide cricket body for neglecting the world’s top cricketers like Australian quick bowlers Jeff Thompson, Danis Lillee, West Indies huge five, and Pakistan’s Waqar Younis, and Wasim Akram.
“These people left because cricket was materialised. Why did you give permission to start 10 leagues? You gave permission in order to rake money out of cricket,” he lambasted.
Censuring ICC for tough standards and guidelines, the incredible bowler said that quick bowlers should be permitted to communicate in the field. “What is the fun in watching cricket if Sachin vs Shoaib is not happening in the field?” he asked.
He closed the video by saying that the motivation behind the video was simply to send ICC an update that they didn’t need to report an IPL group while sidelining the world’s top cricket players.