Sarfaraz Ahmed

On August 28, a extremely anticipated males’s Asia Cup 2022 match will pit India towards Pakistan. When the 2 groups final confronted off, Pakistan defeated Virat Kohli’s staff by a margin of 10 wickets within the T20 World Cup.

Since then, India has undergone vital change. Rohit Sharma took over as captain from Virat Kohli, and this yr noticed a number of additions to India’s bowling power and a rise in batting order experimentation.

India has loved a profitable run within the shortest format since returning to worldwide competitors following the Indian Premier League, defeating England and the West Indies on the street and drawing 2-2 with South Africa at residence (the decider match was deserted because of rain).

Pakistan, however, has solely participated in a single T20I match in 2022 (towards Australia in April), the place the staff suffered a three-wicket loss. Sarfaraz Ahmed, a former captain of Pakistan, thinks his staff will overcome India subsequent week after they sq. off in Dubai.

Rishabh Pant, Babar Azam
Rishabh Pant, Babar Azam. (Picture: Twitter)

Pakistan Has Expertise Of Taking part in In The PSL And House Collection In UAE: Sarfaraz Ahmed

Pakistan, in Sarfaraz’s opinion, has a greater understanding of the situations within the UAE regardless of India’s current robust cricket performances.

“The primary match of any match units the tone of the marketing campaign. Our first sport is towards India. Undoubtedly, our morale could be larger as a result of once we met the final time, Pakistan defeated India on the identical venue.

“Pakistan know the situation very effectively as a result of we now have performed PSL right here and lots of residence collection as effectively. Sure, India have performed in IPL right here however they don’t have that a lot expertise of taking part in in these situations,” Sarfaraz mentioned in an interplay with Sports activities Paktv.

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Sarfaraz Ahmed Picture Credit score: (PSL)

“It is crucial for Pakistan to have a match Shaheen Shah Afridi. In case you take a look at their present staff, they’ve been taking part in good cricket. However our staff, particularly within the shortest format, have been taking part in good,” he additional added.

Ahmed was Pakistan’s captain after they gained the Champions Trophy in 2017.

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