The former Pakistani captain, Shahid Afridi, is currently in the news for many things. Recently revealed his real age, a question of an eternity has finally been answered. Speaking about Pakistan’s chances at the World Cup, Afridi said it is a team capable of beating any side in its day at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019, which begins on May 30.
Later, he argued that despite the recent 5-0 defeat against Australia in the United Arab Emirates, Afridi believes that Sarfaraz Ahmed and his colleagues. We have been doing well and we have what it takes to win the most important ICC event. He added that the series was an opportunity for the youngsters after giving rest to their key players.
With the World Cup just under four weeks away, Afridi is happy with the form of starters Fakhar Zaman and Imam-ul-Haq, who believes they will play a pivotal role in bringing Pakistan to its second world. Title of the cup. Shahid Afridi has represented Pakistan in 398 ODI and speaks with experience, as he was also part of the 1999 World Cup squad of Pakistan.
Wasim Akram’s leading team had lost the finals to Steve Waugh’s Australia. According to The National, Shahid Afridi was quoted as saying: “Personally, I felt that many changes [in the team during the UAE series against Australia] were not a good idea, but that decision was made by the selection committee. that is behind us and the important thing is to look forward, “he added.
Afridi considers the England series as preparation matches for the World Cup
Before starting his World Cup campaign, Pakistan will play a unique T20 against England on May 5, followed by a five-game ODI series that will begin on May 8. According to veteran cricket Shahid Afridi, the next series is a warm-up. for Pakistan before the main event of the ICC. “We’re going to play some warm-up matches in England, and that would be enough to adapt to the conditions of English and the competition,” he said.
Pakistan will play its first match of the 2019 World Cup at the Trent Bridge in Nottingham on May 31 against the Windies team.