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T20 exit saddens Pakistan

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Former players spoke for millions of disappointed fans Friday after Pakistan crashed out of the World Twenty20 semi-finals, blaming defeat on poor planning and lacklustre batting. 

Pakistan cricketer Umar Akmal reacts after Sri Lanka's victory in the ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Cup's semi-final match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at the R. Premadasa International Cricket Stadium in Colombo on October 4. Former players spoke for millions of disappointed fans Friday after Pakistan crashed out of the World Twenty20, blaming defeat on poor planning and lacklustre batting.

Pakistan lost to hosts Sri Lanka by 16 runs in the first semi-final Thursday, having failed to beat a modest 140-run target.

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