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After a fight shown against the Aussies in 2nd semi final of World T20 2010 edition, Pakistan cemented their position in 2012 edition of ICC World T20, being the leader of group D, if seeding system is taken underway.

Pakistan's group D would consist of Pakistan, South Africa and an associate nation. Don't wanna say that we lost because of the following reasons, but some of them are really logical enough to be overlooked!

Pakistan's team combination!
Pakistan's team comnination was in complete disarray, and induction of players was continuous and it wasn't allowed to be settled, unlike the last time when Younis Khan and co. were glued and had a combination which later fired in favour of Pakistan. This time it wasn't the similar case.

Undertainity aspects!
There were many undertainity aspects in the team, like announcement of the team before announcement of skipper, just imgine, you are announcing the team without the person who'll be leading them in the tournament to get understanding in the team.

Ill Management
Ill management was observed, just like the traditional days management we're still following the same old management standards where one man is responsible for all the chores of the team, including the media side, which is an important one and which wasn't the domain of the person assigned manager, still he was given that job too, and he did the job so well that 12 hours before any Pakistani match, Pakistani team was allowed to be announced in front of media personnel.

Injuries and No Backup plans
Injuries in current cricket is nothing new, and every player whether he's a batsmen, bowler or just a fielder or an all-rounder, he's affected with it, but literally injuries and players have close relations with it each other, so in order to tackle with it, backup is created so that burden is not only on the particular player but even if he (the main player) gets injured, the reserve player is almost the equivalent to the player whom he's replacing, but nothing of such thing was seen when Umar Gul and Yasir Arafat were replaced with Muhammad Sami and Abdul Rehman from out of the gray. We're lucky, Abdul Rehman did justify his inclusion but not the similar case with Muhammad Sami.

Now Pakistan is supposed to play the Asia Cup in Sri Lanka in June and later off-shore home series against the Aussies and then against England in England, which should be a tough series and most probably Pakistan is going to be the second team in the series instead of being 1st (means not very optimistic with Pakistan) as Pakistan would be without their backbones, i.e. Mohammad Yousuf and Younis Khan, although hearing Shoaib Akhtar and Umar Gul may/can return, so bowling dept. would be looking powerful but batting looks on the grayer side.

Lets hope for the best but not very optimistic.

Peace!

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