Pakistan team is still facing the situation of 2009, Shahid Afridi

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Pakistan will perform best in T20 World Cup

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Former captain of the national cricket team Shahid Afridi has said that after canceling the tour of New Zealand and England to Pakistan, he has given hope to the Pakistan team to win the World Cup.

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In an interview with AFP, former captain and cricketer Shahid Afridi said that Pakistan was facing isolation in world cricket even in 2009 when the doors of international cricket were closed on Pakistan but now the New Zealand cricket team and the English board The national team has given hope to win the World Cup after the tour of Pakistan was postponed.

Shahid Afridi said that T20 cricket and the conditions in the UAE suit the mood of Pakistan. The current Pakistan team has a lot of talent. Pakistan has the ability to beat any team in the event including India, T20 format suits us.

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The former cricketer further said that after the recent setbacks, Babar Azam’s team could be affected again in the 2021 T20 World Cup. He quoted former head coach Misbah-ul-Haq and bowling coach Waqar Younis as saying that it was understandable that both of them resigned from their posts due to fear of dismissal after Rameez Raja took over.

It should be noted that the national cricket team will leave for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on October 15 (Friday) to participate in the T20 World Cup, for which all arrangements have been completed.

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It may be recalled that Pakistan’s first match in the T20 World Cup will be against traditional rival India on October 24.

Pakistan will play its first match in the event against India on August 24. Earlier, Pakistan will play two warm-up matches against West Indies and South Africa on October 18 and 20, respectively.


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