Former England captain Nasser Hussain spoke in detail approximately the India and Pakistan squads for the T20 World Cup, stating a commonplace concern in both.
Team India will face arch-rivals Pakistan in a blockbuster clash at the T20 World Cup on October 23. This could be their third meeting this year in men’s cricket; the 2 sides confronted two times within the Asia Cup remaining month. While India had defeated Pakistan of their first face-off in the event inside the institution level, Babar Azam’s men registered a close victory in the Super 4 level over India. Ahead of the T20 World Cup conflict, each aspects took element in multiple T20I collection to prepare for the marquee match.
While India defeated Australia and South Africa 2-1 inside the two T20I collection, Pakistan confronted a narrow three-4 loss in the seven-suit series against England earlier this month. The aspect is presently on the excursion of New Zealand, where it is taking element in a tri-country T20I collection involving Bangladesh.
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Like all other facets, India and Pakistan are possibly to make very last adjustments to their World Cup squads by using October 15 but former England captain Nasser Hussain has talked about a obvious weak point some of the two groups. Hussain said that both sides lack a right no.7 in their squads, further stating that Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan could be fretting over the priority.
“At the start of T20 cricket, anyone mentioned how there is no want to fear about No.7, they will probable get like seven balls to face, so would possibly as well play the greater bowler,” Hussain commenced as he spoke about the concern on Sky Sports Cricket.
“But simply, when you have a strong No.7, then it approach that your pinnacle six can absolutely move for it. That has been an trouble for India, they don’t have sufficient all-rounders and Pakistan as nicely. Babar and Rizwan are so worried about the intensity of their batting, so 20 overs turns into a totally long time,” he in addition said.
Further speakme approximately the Indian team, Hussain believes India had been “timid” in their previous World Cup campaigns and want to come out of their shell.
“India’s problems had been ICC activities virtually. They have been going round beating each person, with a whole lot of players, they’ve rotated and rested. But the fact is that they’ve performed a few timid cricket in international events, like almost long gone into their shell. They genuinely performed a few frightened cricket within the remaining World Cup, specifically inside the powerplays,” stated the previous English skipper.