The Afridi-led Pakistan lost the only T20I to Bangladesh after losing the ODIs 3-0 © Getty Images
The Afridi-led Pakistan lost the only T20I to Bangladesh after losing the ODIs 3-0 © Getty Images

Dhaka: Cricket all-rounder and Twenty20 skipper Shahid Afridi has said that not much should be read into Bangladesh‘s four nil rout of Pakistan. A philosophical Afridi said that while he score line was shocking, the team must strive to move towards the betterment. READ: Bangladesh vs Pakistan 2015, one-off T20I at Dhaka: Highlights

Speaking to media after the ODI and Twenty20 whitewash, the Dawn quoted Afridi, as saying, “There is no need to be disappointed, as there are good times and bad times in everybody’s lives.” Shakib al Hasan’s all-round show ensures Bangladesh’s 1st victory against Pakistan in T20 International

Fast-rising Bangladesh exposed a new look Pakistan team under a new captain Azhar Ali in all three ODI matches played in Dhaka, winning by margins of 79 runs, seven and eight wickets. It was Pakistan’s fifth one-day series loss in the last 12 months. Full Scorecard: Bangladesh vs Pakistan One-off T20 International at Dhaka

On Friday, Bangladesh also recorded their first ever T20 triumph over Pakistan, breaking a seven match losing streak.

Pakistan has now slumped to eighth in the International Cricket Council (ICC) ODI rankings-their worst since the system was introduced in 2003. They are placed at the fourth position in Tests and T20s.

Afridi, 35, said that the Pakistan team has called upon fans to be patient, as they assess ways to improve and become more positive in their approach to the game and its physical and mental demands. The Pakistan Cricket Board has promised a review of the disastrous tour but has reiterated that there won’t be any knee-jerk reactions.