LAHORE: India as a workforce might have a tricky time enjoying within the T20 World Cup as they’ve performed the quick format some time in the past, Pakistani cricket workforce captain Babar Azam mentioned Thursday.
He mentioned that the Indian cricket workforce would doubtless be a little bit extra beneath stress within the ICC T20 World Cup than Pakistan because the latter has a bonus owing to contemporary expertise of enjoying seven T20 matches.
“Pakistan will seem within the T20 World Cup after regularly enjoying T20 sequence whereas India is at present occupied with the Check cricket after which they’ll play franchise cricket forward of the World Cup,” mentioned Azam.
Pakistan is as decided to win the T20 World Cup as each different workforce is whereas coming into the World Cup, he added.
The skipper famous that India and Pakistan are positioned in the identical group and can face off in opposition to each other on October 24.
“Nobody can inform what’s going to occur on the day of the match however I can say that we are going to play our greatest,” mentioned Azam.
Talking of the United Arab Emirates, he mentioned it has been like a house floor and Pakistan has received 31 T20 matches there.
“The enjoying circumstances there all the time profit us immensely,” he mentioned.
On the anticipated New Zealand tour, the Pakistani cricket workforce captain mentioned that he hopes that main New Zealand cricketers are included within the Check workforce coming to play in opposition to Pakistan after a 12 months.
He mentioned that within the Pakistan squad, there are some issues with the center order, however this presents a very good alternative for the youthful gamers.
“The chief selector has already given an evidence about dropping Sarfaraz Ahmed,” mentioned Azam.
Azam additionally spoke about his position as skipper, saying: “I don’t have any stress being the workforce’s captain and I’m studying from my errors.”
The captain mentioned that he has met former Pakistan captain Ramiz Raja, who is ready to turn into the brand new Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman, and so they talked about the way forward for Pakistan cricket.