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‘Even Deepak Hooda scored century’: Babar Azam-led Pakistan memes erupt after shocking Ireland loss

‘Even Deepak Hooda scored century’: Babar Azam-led Pakistan memes erupt after shocking Ireland loss

This string of losses has pushed Pakistan cricket to the brink. With the T20 World Cup approaching, the team desperately needs to find solutions and rediscover their winning form.

Pakistan cricket team finds itself embroiled in another major controversy following an embarrassing five-wicket defeat to Ireland in the first T20I of their three-match series. This crushing loss, coming just days after a disappointing series draw against a depleted New Zealand side, has sparked outrage amongst fans and raised serious questions about Pakistan’s form heading into the T20 World Cup.

Fans blast Babar Azam and Pakistan

The internet erupted with scathing criticism directed towards the Pakistani team. Fans expressed their disappointment, highlighting the team’s declining standards. Some even resorted to sarcasm, pointing out that even “Deepak Hooda scored a century” against Ireland. (For context, Hooda, an Indian player considered a backup at the time, achieved this feat in June 2022.)

Pakistan Cricket Team struggles continue

Pakistan’s performance has been a source of worry ever since their disappointing exit from the 2023 ODI World Cup.

Even Babar Azam’s return to captaincy, after a five-month hiatus, failed to spark a turnaround. The recent series split against a second-string New Zealand team served as a warning sign, and now this loss to Ireland has plunged the team into deeper crisis.

Formidable Total Fails to Salvage Pakistan vs Ireland

Despite posting a respectable total of 182 runs on the board, Pakistan’s bowlers were unable to defend it. Their much-vaunted bowling attack, featuring the experienced Shaheen Shah Afridi, failed to contain the Irish batsmen.

Ireland’s Andrew Balbirnie played a pivotal role in the chase, showcasing remarkable grit and resilience. With nerves of steel, Curtis Campher sealed the improbable victory for the home team with two crucial boundaries in the final over.

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Pakistan on the Brink: Urgent Need for Solutions

This string of losses has pushed Pakistan cricket to the brink. With the T20 World Cup approaching, the team desperately needs to find solutions and rediscover their winning form. Questions concerning team selection, captaincy, and overall strategy require immediate attention. Only time will tell if Pakistan can respond effectively and navigate their way out of this critical situation.

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