Pakistan’s batting coach, Matthew Hayden, is impressed by the spirituality and unity exuded by the current Pakistan Cricket Team.
Hayden in his latest interview said that the current unit of the Pakistan Cricket Team is united and focused on their ultimate goal. He said he has witnessed remarkable spirituality that bonds the team which he has not seen in any other team. Hayden said that the team has spectacular discipline. Mathew Hayden said that the whole team prays together and this is the incredible experience of his life.
“Every day there is this unbelievable discipline. You can be walking to the lift, and there will be prayer time and at the base of the lift, there will be the whole of the team praying in unison. It’s a phenomenal cultural experience for me personally,” Hayden stated.
“Hence, it is a phenomenal cultural experience for me, but to see the way they engage with each other, to see the way they engage with their sense of spirituality and purpose around their country is phenomenal,” the Australian great said.
“Inside the changing room I’ve never seen a more disciplined and more humble approach to winning,” he added.
“Sitting inside that changing room in Dubai, and keep in mind I have been there since almost five weeks now, I have seen nothing like I saw last night,” he said, adding the scenes were “phenomenal”.
“There was such passion and commitment,” he said about the atmosphere during the India-Pakistan game in the T20 World Cup.
Matthew Hayden said that he was impressed with the sporting brotherhood displayed by both Indian and Pakistani players after the Pakistan-India match in the T20 World Cup 2021.
“The thing that inspired me the most out of the performance was the fantastic sporting brotherhood,” said Hayden.
Indian captain Virat Kohli had embraced Muhammad Rizwan and met skipper Babar Azam following the match.