India’s outstanding performance in the World Cup has been widely praised by Pakistan’s cricket veterans, despite their loss to Australia. Rashid Latif has acknowledged the strength of India’s cricket infrastructure and highlighted the effective programs that sustain Indian cricket.
Latif emphasized that defeats like the one in the final were just a part of the game and noted that India had one bad day, which came at a particularly unfortunate time. He also praised Mohammed Shami for his standout performance in the tournament.
Despite their loss, Wasim Akram has commended India’s leadership and suggested that they were on par with the Australians. Akram also highlighted India’s depth of talent and their ability to produce standout players like Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli.
Former Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-Haq also lauded Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli for their leadership skills and noted that younger players must have learned a lot from them during the World Cup. Overall, Pakistan’s cricket veterans have expressed admiration for India’s impressive performance in the tournament, despite their loss to Australia.