While the world celebrated Afghanistan’s historic victory, a heartbreaking sight was playing out at the hotel where the Pakistan team was staying.
After Pakistan’s team lost against Afghanistan, skipper Babar Azam was reportedly spotted crying, as reported by numerous media sites and confirmed by remarks from previous players. The loss affected him deeply, and he was not the only one to feel this way.
Many of the squad members were visibly upset after the loss, crying over the disappointment of failing their country.
Pakistan, who is now positioned sixth in the World Cup points table, is in a precarious position. With three straight defeats and the possibility of another loss versus South Africa, their chances of qualifying for the knockout round are slim. Once a cricketing superpower, this squad now faces an uphill battle to save its World Cup hopes.
COO, Cricket Rplus, Farid Khan on X wrote,”Multiple reports in media and from former players that Pakistan captain Babar Azam cried in the team hotel after losing to Afghanistan last night. Some other players had teary eyes too