IND vs PAK LIVE: Naseem Shah vs India batters: The Super 4 clash between India and Pakistan is just a little over…
IND vs PAK LIVE: Naseem Shah vs India batters: The Super 4 clash between India and Pakistan is just a little over 24 hours away. With the two teams set for a mammoth battle, Pakistan batter Mohammad Rizwan has made a big statement. After Pakistan win over Hong Kong, the Hong Kong batter said Naseem Shah is the new Shaheen Afridi. Follow India vs Pakistan live updates with InsideSport.IN
Shaheen is their number one pacer, but the speedster suffered knee injury and was ruled out of Asia Cup as well. He is currently in London for treatment and fighting for get fit for the T20 World Cup.
Hence, the player is a big miss for Pakistan. The Men in Green have a rich history of producing key pacers. Likewise, they are pinning their hopes on youngster Naseem, who has delivered in the Asia Cup.
“In the form of Naseem Shah, we are getting another, new, Shaheen,” Rizwan said. “But, we can get another Shaheen and this is an opportunity for our other fast bowlers. The way Naseem and Dahani have performed […] and Haris is already a part of the side, so we are hopeful.”
“So if we get a new combination, it will be very good for Pakistan.”
In his T20 debut against Pakistan in the Asia Cup, Naseem proved to be a quality bowler for India batters. He was spot on the money from the first over, dismissing KL Rahul and troubling Virat Kohli too.
AT the end, he suffered cramps, and could not give his best, but ended with impressive figures of 2/27. Against Hong Kong, he scalped two more wickets.
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Hence, the pacer comes into the clash with bag of confidence. It is going to be a big test with the Indian batters having already played him. India will come with their homework well done to face Naseem. In fact, the match result could depend on how India batters deal with Naseem on Sunday.