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Agarkar: Afghanistan should be proud

Ajit Agarkar says even though Afghanistan lost to Pakistan by 72 runs on their Asia Cup debut, they will have lots to learn from for the rest of the tournament

Host: Raunak Kapoor / Expert: Ajit Agarkar

February 27, 2014

Posted by Danish238 on (February 28, 2014, 20:41 GMT)

I am mesmerized by these Afghans they certainly do have the guts too challenge a team who made the Afghan team what it is today. Yes Pakistani team was beaten by the Irish team and by Bangladeshi team but one should not forget that there are other teams who have lost matches facing the same teams in the recent past.

Posted by wapuser on (February 28, 2014, 18:45 GMT)

We should proud of our team and to be come disappointed because Pakistan was also defeated by very weak teams Bangladesh and Ireland

Posted by wapuser on (February 28, 2014, 18:40 GMT)

Afghanistan must proude not to become disappointed because Pakistan has more than 60 years experience and Afghanistan 6 years. Afghanistan has a good bowling and after this must pay attention to batting. Pakistan also doesn't have a good batting but has good bowling and seccess of the Pakistan id the result of its good bowling not batting. From the other side Pakistan strong team eas defeated by very weak teamd like Bangladesh anf Ireland.

Posted by   on (February 28, 2014, 17:58 GMT)

Drop catch of Umar Akmal cost them lost otherwise result would have been different.

Posted by   on (February 28, 2014, 7:40 GMT)

Despite not having their best bowler in Hamid Hassan they still matched Pakistan world class bowling side but the batting side was poor. Referee had two key decisions wrong by having out Shehzad and Nabi. I don't know why there is no decision preview in this tournament games? Afghanistan needed someone like Umar Akmal to finish the game off as at 150 afghans had eight wickets in hand with 80 balls remaining

Posted by AbdulMohamad731 on (February 28, 2014, 7:12 GMT)

Cant believe Hamid Hassan did not play, he is the best bowler in the world

Posted by   on (February 28, 2014, 7:03 GMT)

What a bowling performance by Afghani player.they were so good in bowling but They were not good in batting.hope to improve their batting like their bowling.

Posted by   on (February 28, 2014, 6:40 GMT)

this learning if they use against India. They can win.

Posted by FHZAHID on (February 28, 2014, 4:13 GMT)

I will certainly agree that Afghanistan should be proud of their performance. Their bowling was outstanding. Batting was also not sub-standard; just they were lacking with the experience. It seems they may give tough time to other opponents.

Best of luck Afghans for the rest of tournament.

Posted by   on (February 28, 2014, 1:16 GMT)

yes the bowling is on par wit indian team, but they should improve upon their batting o pose a greater threat like bdesh

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