Former Pakistani Fast Bowler Shoaib Akhtar Said That Our Team Was Good In 1999 World Cup But Despite This We Could Not Win The Final | Shoaib Akhtar expressed his pain, said
Shoaib Akhtar On 1999 Cricket World Cup: Former Pakistani fast...
Shoaib Akhtar On 1999 Cricket World Cup: Former Pakistani fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has 444 wickets in international cricket. Actually, it is a dream for all cricketers to win the World Cup. But this dream of Rawalpindi Express was not fulfilled. However, in the year 1999 World Cup (1999 World Cup), the Pakistani team reached the final, but had to face defeat against Australia. Now Shoaib Akhtar has expressed his pain on this defeat.
‘The loss against Australia still stings me’
Former Pakistani fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar, popularly known as Rawalpindi Express, has given a big statement. He said that the defeat against Australia in the 1999 World Cup final still stings him. I have bitter memories associated with the Field of Lodges. Even today, if I go to Lords, I get disappointed remembering that moment. He said that our team was very strong at that time, our team should have won. But unfortunately this did not happen. Shoaib Akhtar further said that we did a great job in that World Cup. We lost only 1 match apart from losing to the Indian team. We beat the rest of the teams.
‘Our team was awesome’
Rawalpindi Express said that apart from the loss against India, we lost to Australia in the final match. Apart from this, we defeated the rest of the teams easily. He said that at that time Pakistan had the best team ever. Apart from Wasim Akram in that Pakistani team, there were players like Azhar Mahmood, Abdul Razzaq and Saqlain Mushtaq. But unfortunately our team had to face defeat in the final match. Akhtar further said that the loss in the final match against Australia still stings me.
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