Farokh Engineer
Farokh Engineer. (Picture by Mike Hewitt/Getty Photographs)

Legendary India wicketkeeper-batter Farokh Engineer has predicted his semi-finalists of the continued ICC T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia. Whereas crew India, England and the reigning champions Australia had been his pure picks, the veteran cricketer has made it clear that even South Africa are a harmful aspect.

In the meantime, Engineer additionally added that he wouldn’t be shocked if the Proteas even reach making it to the finals. Aside from South Africa, he additionally mentioned that even Pakistan have a robust likelihood of creating it to the ultimate 4 and heaped particular reward on their batting megastars Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan.

South Africa are a really harmful aspect: Farokh Engineer

“South Africa are a ‘Chupe Rustam’ (darkish horses) in keeping with me. They’re a really harmful aspect. They’re simply able to beating the perfect. I will not be shocked if South Africa even come within the finals”, mentioned Engineer whereas talking on ‘BatBricks7 presents Run Ki Runneeti present on CricTracker’.

“My four- Australia, England, India and both South Africa or Pakistan as a result of Babar Azam or (Mohammad) Rizwan, so much will rely upon their opening stand. In the event that they get Pakistan off to a very good begin, additionally they have superb bowlers and (Shaheen) Afridi. I feel he’s a terrific bowler particularly in cloudy circumstances. He’s an excellent swing bowler, very efficient. You do not know which Pakistan crew will flip up on the day, that is the one downside”, he added.

“Their (Pakistan’s) fielding was very atrocious in one of many video games that I noticed. They had been lacking simple straightforward catches. The membership cricketers would take these catches and the fielding might need let Pakistan down. Babar Azam is among the most interesting batters in the entire match. He and Rizwan have been persistently getting runs and if they provide Pakistan a very good begin, they are going to be a formidable aspect”, Farokh Engineer additional added.

“So my 4 can be Australia, England, India, and South Africa or Pakistan. I might not like to choose one between the 2, however that is my mixture”, he concluded. 

Arch-rivals India and Pakistan start their T20 World Cup marketing campaign on the MCG on Sunday, October 23. 

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