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Thanks Aussies for letting us know our weakness

Mr. Kamran Abbasi rightly stated here
As another dismal chapter closes on Pakistan's senior tour of Australia, another exciting one is about to start for the U19s. There have been few redeeming features of Pakistan's cricket since the failure in the Sydney Test, and Mohammad Yousuf's deluded assertion that his team have performed better than teams of the past is a hollow boast.
The evidence to disprove him has beamed to every corner of the globe. Unfortunately, Yousuf's dread philospohies have alarmed supporters and undoubtedly infected his troops. Mohammad Yousuf's Pakistan have lacked the will to win. They have settled for second best and been content in their failure.
Across the Tasman Sea, a young Pakistan side has shown how the exact opposite attitude can help you exceed expectations. Pakistan U19s may not even be one of the top two teams in the tournament but their spirit, as epitomised by Hammad Azam, has been refreshing. For demonstrating such will to win, Hammad deserves his opportunity in the Twenty20 against the senior Australian team.

Nobody expected Pakistan to beat Australia in the Tests or One-Day Series but the manner of defeat has been unacceptable. Pakistan's consistent success at U19 level over the last decade and more is testament to the talent in the pipeline. What happens in senior cricket that squanders that potential?
Is that the manner, a national side of any sport of any team plays? If that so, there isn't a difference in playing at ground or play at the streets of Karachi. They've shown such attitude on the ground. They should apologize to the whole nation. Cricket like mentioned earlier that its a passion here in Pakistan, people eat drink love this game. They wake-up at nights to watch the toss, some early batting or bowling, even though they've schools colleges universities and offices later but they compromise their sleep for it. When the National Team is being a drama queen so we should not argue with others for making fun of us and insulting by the means of IPL auction snuff.

Its the time now, Cricketers and the Cricket Board should also know they're accountable to the 17 Crore population of the Country. People here in Pakistan are more happy on the efforts of the U-19 National side compared to the Seniors. Atleast they showed some courage to reach the Finals, else even the broadcasters didn't wanna broadcast Pakistan's U-19 matches, and matches of countries like USA, Papua New Guinea, Canada and other teams were preferred on Pakistan's matches, still they proved their worth by reaching into the finals, and even though they lost on the ground but had won the hearts of every Pakistani, in Pakistan and in the whole world.

Unlike the Senior National Cricket team, which raised its funeral in Australia, they showed they're declined even below to the WINDIES who showed much better fight than that of the Green Shirts.

Last but not the least we should thank the Aussies who showed us where we stand.

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