Shafiq Stanikzai
Shafiq Stanikzai. (Picture Supply: Twitter)

Former chief of the Afghanistan Cricket Board Shafiq Stankazie doesn’t rely on Afghanistan’s possibilities within the T20 World Cup. In an unique dialog with CricTracker on Twitter Area, Shafiq talked about that the group is at present low on confidence and it has been so since their defeat within the 2022 Asia Cup.

Regardless of taking part in effectively and profitable each their matches within the group stage of the competitors, the Mohammad Nabi-led aspect didn’t win in any of their three matches within the tremendous fours of the competitors. Since then, the group hasn’t performed any aggressive video games and thus, will come contemporary within the mega event in Australia. Even so, Stanikzai is just not backing the group to do effectively within the T20 World Cup.

The founding father of Afghanistan Premier League T20 additionally feels that Nabi is just not in his finest type for the time being and it’s comprehensible from his physique language. The 37-year-old scored simply 16 runs within the 5 matches whereas selecting up three wickets in 17 overs within the Asia Cup. Will the out-of-form captain encourage the Blue Tigers to do effectively within the event? Stanikzai has his doubts.

He additionally picked Mohammed Shami as Jasprit Bumrah’s alternative within the T20 World Cup. Bumrah who suffered an harm in his again will likely be out of motion for a while. Given the circumstances in Australia, Stanikzai picked Shami over Deepak Chahar (who has already been dominated out) and Mohammed Siraj, who had been two different widespread selections within the Twitter Area.

India will begin as favourites in opposition to Pakistan: Stanikzai

Regardless of shedding within the final T20 World Cup and within the tremendous fours of the Asia Cup, Stanikzai believes that the Males in Blue will begin because the favourites to win in opposition to Pakistan on October 23 at Melbourne Cricket Floor (MCG).

India, who lately defeated Australia and South Africa within the T20I collection, has performed some good cricket coming to the multi-nation event however their drawback within the loss of life overs remains to be a matter of concern. Pakistan however has performed effectively in patches however shedding to England on their residence turf was disappointing from their viewpoint. Their shambolic center order may also hassle them within the event.