Pakistan seamer Hasan Ali is assured that his staff can beat arch-rivals India within the opening match of the ICC T20 World Cup, replicating its convincing win within the 2017 Champions Trophy ultimate on the Oval.
Since then, Pakistan has performed India twice within the 50-over format and obtained thrashed each instances — on the 2018 Asia Cup in Dubai and the 2019 ODI World Cup in England.
Earlier than each international occasion, there may be at all times a whole lot of hullabaloo from the Pakistan nook however until date, they haven’t crushed India in both 50-over or T20 World Cup video games.
The truth is, they’ve additionally did not beat India in follow video games.
“After we received the Champions Trophy (in 2017), it was an excellent time for us and we’ll attempt to beat them once more within the T20 World Cup. We’ll give our greatest. Taking part in towards India is at all times a strain sport due to the expectations of followers from each international locations,” Hasan instructed a digital media convention on Wednesday.
He identified that the Pakistan and India match are the most-watched ones on the international occasions.
“Even these individuals who don’t usually watch cricket comply with the India vs Pakistan matches, so the strain on the gamers is excessive however we’ll give it our greatest.”
Hasan additionally feels that spinners would dominate within the dry situations in UAE but it surely didn’t imply that pacers couldn’t do effectively in these situations.
“We all know easy methods to bowl in these situations however sure you’ll be able to see all groups have picked many spinners of their squads.”
Upset at Misbah and Waqar’s resignations, says Hasan
Hasan additionally admitted that he was dissatisfied on the means Misbah-ul-Haq and Waqar Younis had resigned as head coach and bowling coach earlier than the World Cup
“Truthfully talking, I used to be dissatisfied as a result of the World Cup was coming and such a change occurred and so they left,” he stated.
“However it’s not our area as a participant and that is one thing for the Pakistan Cricket Board and others to deal with. Our job is to carry out and attempt to win matches for Pakistan.”
Hasan stated that Waqar was a job mannequin for him and he would miss his steering however as knowledgeable one has to maneuver on.
“I want them the perfect. I’ll miss Waqar’s steering as I took up bowling after watching him bowl on display.”
Hasan additionally spoke on the appointment of Vernon Philander because the bowling guide with the Pakistan staff for the World Cup.
“Everyone knows that Philander is a good bowler and he has carried out on the prime stage. We’re trying ahead to working with him however it’s too early to say how a lot profit we will get from him as it will solely be clear as soon as he joins the squad.”