IND vs PAK: Babar Azam’s motivating speech: Pakistan are leaving no stone unturned when it comes to their opening game against India…
IND vs PAK: Babar Azam’s motivating speech: Pakistan are leaving no stone unturned when it comes to their opening game against India in Dubai on Sunday. Pakistan captain Babar Azam delivered a motivating speech to his players before the team’s practice session. He wants them to play with the same body language, which helped them deliver in the last T20 World Cup. Follow India vs Pakistan live updates with InsideSport.IN
Pakistan defeated India in the last T20 encounter by ten wickets. If India might plot revenge this time around in Dubai, Men in Green will want to continue that impressive style of cricket, which makes it exciting.
Azam and co are looking for inspiration from their last game. The Pakistan skipper and his team mates has been sweating it out in the middle since they arrived in Dubai on Wednesday.
“𝘈𝘱𝘱𝘭𝘺 𝘸𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘩𝘢𝘷𝘦 𝘱𝘳𝘦𝘱𝘢𝘳𝘦𝘥 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘸𝘪𝘭𝘭 𝘨𝘦𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘳𝘦𝘴𝘶𝘭𝘵𝘴”
— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) August 27, 2022
“We have to play with the kind of body language with which we have been playing, like that of the World Cup. Try and go and remember that (match) in flash back. We need to have that preparation, which is there, but we need to replicate that in the middle. What you do in training has to be done on the field. We will have take the same on the field, results will come,” Azam told his fellow team mates ahead of practice. The PCB posted the video on social media.
However, Shaheen Afridi will be a big miss for Pakistan in the all-important encounter. He has been ruled out of the Asia Cup due to injury. It is important to note that it was their new ball pacer, who created havoc in India’s top order to play a big role in India win last year.
With no Shaheen, Azam wants his fast bowlers to up their game against Rohit Sharma and co in the India vs Pakistan clash.
“I know we are missing our main fast bowler (Shaheen Afridi). The fast bowlers should ensure that we do not miss his absence. Shaheen should feel that his mates will prove themselves when he is not there. Believe in yourselves like Shaheen does and play for Pakistan like him.”
The captain concluded his speech, wishing all the players all the best for the tournament and the big clash.