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PCB Chairman Mohsin Naqvi reacts to Pakistan’s loss to India in T20

Speaking at a press conference in New York after the defeat, Naqvi expressed his disappointment, stating that what was initially thought to require minor adjustments now demands a more extensive overhaul.

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Mohsin Naqvi has suggested the need for significant changes within the team following a disappointing performance against India in the T20 World Cup 2024. Speaking at a press conference in New York after the defeat, Naqvi expressed his disappointment, stating that what was initially thought to require minor adjustments now demands a more extensive overhaul.

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Acknowledging the depth of the team’s struggles, Naqvi emphasized his understanding of the underlying issues contributing to the defeat. He underscored the current low performance level of Pakistani cricket, highlighting the imperative to elevate the team’s standing.

Naqvi outlined plans for what he termed a “major surgery” within the team, indicating a forthcoming overhaul aimed at rejuvenating its performance. Emphasizing the need to prepare for the Champions Trophy, he stressed the importance of tapping into the talent pool beyond the current roster.

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The PCB chairman articulated a vision to propel the Pakistani cricket team to global prominence, citing national expectations for stronger showings. The defeat against India, where Pakistan fell short by six runs in a closely contested match, served as a catalyst for these proposed changes.