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Shadab Khan accepts responsibility for Sri Lanka’s loss.


Shadab Khan. —Twitter/ SK07


After the defeat against Sri Lankan in the Asia Cup final, All-rounder Shadab Khan, whereas exhibiting some sportsmen spirit, took the responsibility of losing the final.

Sri Lankan batter Bhanuka Rajapaksa, smashed the Pakistan bowling lineup and secured 23-run victory against Pakistan in the final on Sunday. That is the sixth time that Sri Lanka had been topped Asia Cup champions.

Sri Lanka whereas taking part in first, posted a total of 170 runs on board, despite losing early wickets, however, the favourites of the match, Pakistan could only score 147 runs in an try and chase the target. Only three players from the Pakistan aspect got into the double figures, whereas the remaining, together with captain Babar, did not carry out.

Fan lambasted the whole team for the poor performance, however, all-rounder Shadab Khan specifically got here under fire for dropping two catches.

Severe criticism by the fans disheartened the all-rounder, to which he took Twitter and apologized to the fans and likewise held himself responsible for the loss in final .

“Catches win matches. Sorry, I take responsibility for this loss. I let my team down. Positives for the team, Naseem Shah, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Nawaz and the entire bowling attack was great,” Shadab tweeted.

All-rounder also appreciated Mohammad Rizwan for his excellent efficiency all through the match.

Mohammad Rizwan fought hard. The entire team tried their best. Congratulations to Sri Lanka,” he said.

In the meantime, former pacer, Shoaib Akhtar, Aka Rawalpindi Express, defended Shadab for his fielding.

“He is our best fielder. Shadab khan just having a bad day,” Tweeted Shoaib.

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