Misbah slams batsmen after defeat against India

Updated: June 16, 2013, 8:54 AM IST
Misbah slams batsmen after defeat against India

Birmingham: Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-Haq on Saturday said that he was disappointed with his team's performance after losing to India, their third consecutive loss in the ICC Champions Trophy here Saturday.

India beat arch-rivals Pakistan by eight wickets in a match marred by rain at Edgbaston to finish fourth and last in Group B.

"Disappointing performance again with the bat, the weather also played a part as it was difficult to get in and out so many times. In this sort of format, it is too short for the teams because you have one bad day at the start of the tournament; you are almost out of it," Misbah said at the presentation ceremony.

"I think the bowling did okay for us, the way they (bowlers) are establishing themselves, really a plus for Pakistan."

First Published: June 16, 2013, 8:54 AM IST

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