After Pakistan's squad was eliminated from the icc t20 World Cup 2024 in the west indies and the united states during the group round, head coach Gary Kirsten allegedly launched a scathing attack on his side. pakistan won over canada and Ireland, but their campaign was hampered by close defeats to its co-hosts, the united states, and their bitter rivals, India.
 

Reports of internal strife, anger among PCB executives, and general unhappiness within pakistan cricket overshadowed the team's performance. The cohesiveness and general performance of the team seemed to be affected by these problems. After the team's early departure, Kirsten reportedly expressed grave worries about the team's cohesion and fitness levels just before the event.
 

According to journalist Ihtisham Ul Haq, Kirsten criticized the lack of teamwork, stating, "There’s no unity in Pakistan’s team. They call it a team, but it isn’t a team. They aren’t supporting each other; everyone is separated, left and right. I’ve worked with many teams, but I’ve never seen such a situation."

According to sources close to GeoSuper, Kirsten also criticized the players' talent and fitness levels, emphasizing how they fell short of international standards even with a wealth of playing experience. He allegedly made fun of the players' bad shot choices during games, which made them perform even worse.
 

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