Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Pakistani Sport News

 "performance in the Asia Cup had raised his hopes for the team in the upcoming World Twenty20.Pakistan pulled off stunning run chases against India and Bangladesh, but lost the lopsided final to Sri Lanka.

Misbah said the run-scoring by the likes of Ahmed Shehzad , Umar Akmal and Shahid Afridi on Bangladesh wickets indicated the team can perform well when that country hosts the World Twenty20 from March 16."

"There´s a disappointment that we could not win the final, but the morale of the team is very good," Misbah said after arriving home from Bangladesh. "We have a very good chance (in World Twenty20) ... especially the batsmen are in good form."

Pakistan is in a challenging group for the World Twenty20; facing India, Australia, defending champion West Indies and a qualifier.

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