Pakistan cricket team captain Babar Azam is confident that his team will do very well in the upcoming T20 World Cup. The ICC T20 World Cup will be played in UAE and Oman from 17 October. Pakistan is in Group B which also includes India, New Zealand and Afghanistan.
For the past few years, the Pakistani team has been performing very well in the T20 format. They have defeated the biggest T20 teams like West Indies, England and Australia. During this period some players of the team like Mohammad Rizwan and Shaheen Shah Afridi emerged who are now among the best players in the world.
The biggest advantage for Pakistan in this event is that this tournament is being held in UAE. They are well acquainted with the grounds and pitches there. The Men in Green have been playing there since 2009 and have hosted several bilateral series in the UAE. Not only this, recently he also played PSL there.
Babar Azam said, “Our record there is excellent, that is where we became No.1. There we give performance as a team and as an individual, we are aware of the situation. Our record and consistency is proof of that. These days we know that teams are playing positive cricket and we want to continue the same.”
Pakistan are coming into the T20 International series after beating the Windies 1-0 but they had to face a 2-1 defeat against England. During that series, questions were raised on the team’s strategy and team selection. Azam also said that his team has two problems.
Babar said, “We are fighting in two places, in the middle order and death bowling. We tried different combinations and tried to find out what was best for us. It didn’t work, it’s cricket. “
Let us tell you that Pakistan had announced its squad for the T20 World Cup. Now he has given place to Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Sarfaraz Ahmed and Shoaib Malik in the team.