Pakistan Defeat Doesn't Augur Well for Misbah's Captaincy: Rashid Latif

Former Pakistan skippers Rashid Latif and Mohammad Yousuf lashed out at the team after their defeat to Sri Lanka in the first Test at Galle.

updated: August 11, 2014 19:53 IST
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Saeed Ajmal's poor show with the ball added to Pakistan's woes in Galle.

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Karachi: Former Pakistan players on Monday criticised the national team's capitulation in the first Test against Sri Lanka, blaming defensive batting on the final day for the seven-wicket defeat. (Pics)

A trademark second innings collapse Sunday meant Pakistan were bowled out for a paltry 180 in Galle after the match looked certain to end in a draw.

Sri Lanka knocked off the 99-run target despite bad light and intermittent rain to take a 1-0 lead in the two-Test series.

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