COLCATA: Pakistan remains unbeaten at Eden Gardens against India by winning all four matches played here.
Pakistan has lost only one match here against Sri Lanka.Dhoni blames top order batting for defeat.Nasir Jhamshed declared man of the match for scoring century.Pakistani openers once again played successful innings.
Misbahul Haq said Umar Gul, Juniad and Ajmal bowled extremely well.Pakistan have won the 3 match series 2-0 and will look to end the tour on a high note in Delhi on Jan 6.Captain Misbah said the team really played well.The openers gave us the initiative and the bowlers did a great job as well. The way the wicket was playing, 300 was on the cards. Our bowling unit is doing a great job, especially Junaid Khan,” he said.
Misbah praised Jamshed who is in great form.Indian Captain Dhoni said his bowlers brought the team back into the game.The spinners bowled well and the fast bowlers also contributed. “We lost too many wickets with the bat.
We could get 80 or 90 runs in the last 10 overs but we needed wickets in hand,” he said.Pakistan are yet to lose an ODI against India in Kolkata.
They have played 4 matches here and won all 4.Terrific effort this – 250 was not a great score but they proved once again that a superb bowling unit can do wonders in this format.
Junaid Khan was the star once again and Umar Gul chipped in with a couple of top-order wickets as well. Ajmal, Hafeez, and even Shoaib Malik gave them good support as India s batsmen just capitulated.Dhoni made a half century and remained not out, but that was more of a message to the dressing room than anything else. Not sure if the message got delivered though.