Former Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh has shunned making a prediction earlier than the high-voltage contest between India and Pakistan to be performed within the 2022 T20 World Cup. To notice, the Males in Blue will begin their World Cup marketing campaign in opposition to arch-rivals as each groups will face one another on the iconic Melbourne Cricket Floor (MCG) on October 23.
The final time the 2 groups met, it was the Males in Inexperienced who got here on prime through the 2021 T20 World Cup. The previous spinner Harbhajan had then mentioned that Pakistan ought to give a walkover to the Males in Blue as they’d by no means managed to beat them within the World Cup (50 and 20-overs each).
“I advised Shoaib Akhtar that there’s no sense in Pakistan collaborating; you need to give us a walkover. You’ll play, you’ll lose once more, and also you’ll be upset. Our squad is extraordinarily stable, very highly effective, and they’ll simply beat you guys,” Harbhajan had mentioned earlier than the India and Pakistan conflict in 2021. After workforce India acquired a ten-wicket loss in opposition to Pakistan, Harbhajan was trolled by the netizens for being overconfident.
‘We’ll see what will occur’ – Harbhajan Singh on upcoming India vs Pakistan match
“We now have one other T20 World Cup, and this yr, I received’t be giving any assertion and received’t discuss over who will win [between Pakistan and India]. Mauka Mauka or no matter, we are going to see what will occur as final time round issues went unhealthy on account of this,” he advised to Akhtar in a dialog. The previous Pakistan speedster additionally suggested the Harbhajan to not make any predictions in regards to the match.
Each India and Pakistan have been not too long ago concerned in taking part in the limited-over matches. Whereas Pakistan hosted West Indies, workforce India took on South Africa in a five-match T20I collection at dwelling. Because the World Cup inches nearer, each the groups will likely be seeking to discover their greatest taking part in XI earlier than the beginning of the all-important event.