ICC World Twenty20: Negative mindset resulted in our downfall, says Shahid Afridi

Pakistan lost to West Indies by 84 runs and for the first time failed to make it to the semi-finals of the ICC World Twenty20.

updated: April 02, 2014 21:26 IST
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Karachi: Senior all-rounder Shahid Afridi has blamed the negative mindset of the team for Pakistan's defeat at the hands of the West Indies in the must-win league match of the ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh. (Scorecard)

The defeat to the West Indies knocked Pakistan out of the tournament with former players and critics lashing out at the team for its appalling batting performance.

"It is the negative mindset of the players that brought about our downfall," Afridi told reporters after returning here from Dhaka along with coach Moin Khan and cricket consultant Zaheer Abbas. (West Indies crush Pakistan to enter semis)

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