Karachi: Pakistani cricket fans and former players have reacted with disappointment and anger to the national team's defeat against arch-rivals India in their Asia Cup Twenty20 match.

A large number of fans who had gathered at different spots in Pakistan's biggest city Karachi yesterday to watch the match on giant screens amidst an atmosphere of festivity left upset and angry.

Television channels showed some of them raising slogans against the Pakistan Cricket Board and players demanding their ouster while in some other parts of the country disappointed fans broke television sets with sticks.

UAE challenge today
A hurt Pakistan are set to intimidate minnows United Arab Emirates with their four-pronged pace attack in a round robin league game of the Asia Cup Twenty20 cricket tournament, here today. It is expected that to be a cakewalk when Shahid Afridi's boys take on the qualifiers in their second league encounter.