ABU DHABI: Pakistan Coach Mickey Arthur was dissatisfied with the batting efficiency displayed by Pakistan’s younger line-up towards Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi.
He additionally confirmed his disappointment in the course of the post-match press convention at Sheikh Zayed stadium.
Replying to a query by Zari Information, Arthur said that Pakistan had wanted just one secure partnership to succeed in the goal.
“Positively, we’ll focus on the poor batting efficiency within the group assembly,” he mentioned.
Talking in regards to the Sri Lanka’s second innings, the coach mentioned that he believed that one good inning from high order would taken Pakistan to the finish-line, however sadly it didn’t occur.
He acknowledged that the pitch had been deteriorating, however it was the accountability of senior batsmen to face the problem and obtain the goal.
Referring to the batting type of Asad Shafique and Azhar Ali, he mentioned that each are very skillful and the spine of Pakistan’s batting line-up.
He added that each gamers would take the accountability for profitable the sport.
“Asad Shafique is an excellent batsman and I feel he ought to have scored a century,” mentioned Arthur.
The Pakistani batting line-up crumbled within the face of Sri Lanka bowling, dropping the primary Check on Monday regardless of a five-wicket haul by Yasir Shah giving Sarfraz XI a simple 136-run goal.