Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed has dismissed Sri Lankan Test captain Dinesh Chandimal’s declare that the Lankans gained the Test collection due to “witchcraft” and receiving blessings from a sorcerer, the Hindustan Times reported.
“We misplaced the 2 Tests due to our poor batting and that’s all,” Sarfraz stated. “If they might win Test matches due to witchcraft or magic, then they need to have additionally gained the ODI and T20 collection.”
Earlier this week, Chandimal advised reporters he had acquired a particular blessing from a meyni, or sorcerer, forward of the 2-match collection within the United Arab Emirates.
“I’m all the time prepared to simply accept the blessings of anybody — whether or not it’s a meyni or any clergy,” Chandimal informed reporters after returning to Colombo.
“You’ll be able to have expertise, however with out this blessing, you’ll be able to’t transfer ahead,” he had stated every week after Sri Lanka’s sports activities minister denied ordering the struggling nationwide staff to make use of witchcraft forward of the Test collection.
Responding to the declare, Sarfraz stated right now: “I consider within the Quran and in addition that there’s magic on the planet; however we simply batted badly and misplaced our possibilities to win.”
Whereas luck performs a task in cricket, matches are gained and misplaced on the sector, he stated.
Pakistan got here again strongly after dropping the Test collection 2-zero to Sri Lanka, happening to whitewash the Lankan tigers within the 5-match ODI and two-match T20 collection.
Pakistan’s T20 collection win has additionally helped the aspect clinch the highest T20 spot in ICC rankings.
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