Pakistan 'good but not a champion team', warns vice-captain Shadab
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Pakistan needed Naseem Shah to get them over the line against Afghanistan on Wednesday as the tailender and fast bowler hit two successive sixes at the start of the 20th over.
"I think a good team should not suffer a collapse like this in pressure situations, especially I played a rash shot. I was well set and should have finished the match," said Shadab, who fell to leg-spinner Rashid Khan.
"Our management has promoted our bowlers to bat a bit because you don't know what situation will come in a game. Our bowlers also have the calibre to finish games with the bat," he said.
The 19-year-old Naseem added: "When I came in to bat, I had the belief I could hit sixes. I practise this. I knew they would bowl yorkers. I just tried and I executed."
The result knocked Afghanistan and pre-tournament favourites India out of the six-nation Asia Cup.
They play each other in a dead-rubber on Thursday evening in Dubai.