Pakistan had been in a commanding place on the ultimate day of the primary Test at Old Trafford however ended up shedding the sport by three wickets, because of counter-attacking knocks by Jos Buttler and Chris Woakes.
The 50-year-old Inzaman, who has scored 8830 runs in 120 Tests and 11739 runs in 378 ODIs, mentioned it was disappointing to see Pakistan lose from a successful place however backed his nation to show issues round within the second match.
“I think Pakistan team is better than England and we should have won the first Test. It’s very disappointing but I believe Pakistan can still win the series,” mentioned Inzamam on his YouTube channel.
Pakistan had grabbed a 107-run lead within the first innings however had been bowled out for 169 of their second essay, leaving England with a goal of 277.
The guests then diminished England to 117 for 5 however Buttler and Woakes shared a match-winning stand of 139 to take the sport away from Pakistan.
Inzamam mentioned the workforce administration ought to encourage the gamers, who appeared dejected after their second innings collapse.
“When you are going through a tough phase, the team’s body language should not change. This was clearly the case in the first Test because Pakistan players seemed under pressure after the second innings batting collapse on the third day,” he mentioned.
“The role of the team management is vital after such a defeat because the players’ morale will be down. They need to talk about the positives, like scoring 300 plus runs and the first innings lead, rather than focusing on the negatives,” he mentioned.
The second Test begins in Southampton on August 13.
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