Watch: Babar Azam pays the price for ignoring Mohammad Amir's advice to bowl, calls on Shadab Khan and… | Cricket News


NEW DELHI: Playing their very first T20 World CupThe United States stunned last time's runners-up Pakistan on Thursday in a Super finished thriller in Dallas to cause one of the biggest upsets in tournament history.
While the United States scored a resounding victory to secure their second victory in Group A, 2009 champions Pakistan hit rock bottom, succumbing to an associate nation.
Unable to defend 159 against the United States, the co-hosts managed an identical score to take the match to the Super Over, which they won in a tense finale.
Pakistan, playing their first match of the tournament, looked everywhere and made mistakes in all departments.
In such a case, the captain Babar AzamThe decision backfired after he ignored Mohamed AmirThe advice to continue with the stimulator.
After giving away just 4 runs and handling a wicket in the 15th over, Amir apparently told Babar to continue playing a pacer as the American batters were playing spin well. But Babar instead brought Shadab Khan in the attack and he escaped 11 points in the 16th to alleviate the pressure.
In a video posted on social media, Babar's mistake was blatantly clear as he made a critical mistake by ignoring Amir's advice.

Earlier, Pakistan recovered from a poor start to score 159 for 7, but USA plundered 14 runs from their final over to finish with 159 for 3 and send the match into the Super Over.
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The tournament co-hosts went 18-1 before holding their opponents to 13-1 to seal a famous victory.



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