'' Disappointed. No words.Absolutely no words, '' celebrity Asim Azhar shared on the bird app. While expressing his disappointment, he maintained that he will always back up 'our boys'.

'' Wish I was a seasonal fan like many others, would be really easy to hate, abuse and take out my frustration right now. As much as I am angry - this is still my team, through the ups and through the downs.

The game was heart-breaking but these boys will always be my boys. The rest of you can do as you please.''

Perth : T20 World Cup and only 'Pakistan must believe in a miracle'. The entire  nation urges the 'demoralised' side to pick themselves up to salvage fading dreams. 

Pakistan batsman Shan Masood warned his ''demoralised'' side must pick themselves up quickly and keep believing if they are to salvage their fading T20 World Cup dreams.

Pakistan suffered a  shock one-run loss to Zimbabwe in Perth on Thursday, four days after they went down to arch-rivals India in their tournament opener in similarly agonizing fashion.

One of the pre-tournament favourites, they now must win all their remaining games - starting with the Netherlands on Sunday - and hope other results go their way.

''We have three games that are in our hands, yes, we have to depend on few other results but that's the beauty of sport,'' Masood who made 44 before Zimbabwe choked Pakistan  to 129-8, told reporters in Perth.

 ''There are funny things that have happened in sport and we are going to believe and we are going to give it all in these three games.''

Their bowlers kept Zimbabwe down to 130-8, but Pakistan faltered in their chase with Pakistan born Zimbabwe all-rounder Sikandar Raza taking three key wickets, including Masood, in the space of nine balls.

With 11 needed off the final over, Pakistan just fell short to hand Zimbabwe a famous victory.

'' There is disappointment, no doubt. To lose two matches with fine margins is very demoralising as we know the importance of every point in this group,'' Masood said.

''But till the tournament doesn't end, we can't think ahead and can't look ahead, What we can do now is to find our mistakes and win the next three matches.''

He added : ''To overcome this disappointment we have to come out on the ground and play well. It's only a good performance on Sunday that will help us feel better.''

Pakistan have largely depended on skipper Babar Azam and his opening partner Mohammad Rizwan to fire the team to victory.

Azam fell for four and Rizwan for 14 in the modest chase and the rest of the batting fell apart despite Masood's 38-ball knock.

Masood said everyone needed to contribute.

The World Students Society thanks The Express Tribune.


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