ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday expressed the hope that the Babar Azam-led Pakistan squad will thrash India within the blockbuster T20 World Cup conflict tomorrow (Sunday).
The assertion from the prime minister got here as he mentioned cricket along with his aides. “This team has the talent to defeat India,” he mentioned.
The prime minister wished the crew nicely forward of its high-voltage encounter towards India. Millions throughout the globe will tune in as the 2 arch-rivals play one another.
“Insha’Allah, Pakistan will beat India tomorrow,” he mentioned.
‘Records are meant to be broken,’ says Babar Azam
Pakistan skipper Babar Azam on Thursday warned India, saying that the nationwide squad is not going to consider Pakistan’s previous performances when it clashes with India on Sunday.
Pakistan have misplaced all seven World Cup (50 over) clashes towards India in addition to 5 video games within the Twenty20 World Cup and begin as “underdogs”.
Exuding confidence, Babar pressured that the previous is irrelevant to his gamers.
“To be honest, what has passed is beyond us,” Babar advised a digital media convention on Saturday, as each nations buzzed in anticipation of an exhilarating match.
“We want to use our ability and confidence on the day of the match so that we can get a better result.
“Records are supposed to be damaged.”
The tickets for the match were sold out within hours of going on sale after the United Arab Emirates government allowed a 70% crowd for the Twenty20 World Cup matches in a relaxation of the Covid-19 restrictions.
The South Asian nuclear rivals have only played in multi-national events like the World Cups and the Champions Trophy as strained relations have stalled bilateral cricket since 2007.
Pakistan did tour India in 2012 for five limited over matches but ties were not fully resumed as the two nations continued to be at loggerheads over multiple issues, with the Kashmir issue and terrorism heading the list.
Babar admitted it will be a match full of intensity.
“The matches between Pakistan and India are all the time stuffed with depth so we have to carry out nicely in all three departments of the sport,” said Babar.