All-rounder Imad Wasim believes that Pakistan is likely one of the favourites to win the T20 World Cup, scheduled to happen within the United Arab Emirates (UAE) this yr. Imad stated the Males in Inexperienced will get pleasure from a bonus over different groups as they’re effectively conscious of the circumstances in UAE, having performed lots of their dwelling collection there over the past decade.
“UAE’s circumstances will go well with because it is sort of a dwelling floor for us, having performed there for an extended time period. Because of this we’re additionally thought-about as one of many favourites for the event. We’ve skillful gamers who can take us deep within the championship so we are going to attempt to give our 100% on the sphere,” Wasim was quoted as saying by Cricket Pakistan.
He stated Pakistan have had a number of good collection within the run-up to the T20 World Cup.
“We’ve two or three good collection earlier than that (T20 World Cup) and (will) concentrate on profitable that in order that we head into the World Cup with rhythm and confidence,” he added.
Pakistan is positioned in Group B alongside India, New Zealand, and Afghanistan. They are going to be up towards arch-rivals India of their opener on the T20 World Cup which might be performed in Dubai on October 24.
In the meantime, Former Check captain and famend commentator Rameez Raja could substitute Ehsan Mani as the subsequent chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board, supply stated on Saturday. Raja didn’t reply to calls and messages however media studies stated that Prime Minister Imran Khan, who can also be patron-in-chief of the board has determined towards giving Mani extension after his time period ends this month.
“Within the subsequent few days, the PM will ship two names to the PCB’s governing board for the chairman’s election and the members will elect one in all them,” a PCB supply stated.