Legendary Pakistani fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has said that Pakistan lacks a bowling all-rounder but will enter India as favorites in the ICC Cricket World Cup starting October 5. Shoaib Akhtar has claimed that it is a very difficult task to beat India. Team India performs strongly on home soil.
During a virtual press conference organized by Star Sports, Shoaib Akhtar said that apart from their strength in bowling, Pakistan look like a very organized team in their batting. He said, “I think Pakistan is missing a bowling all-rounder. Pakistan will go to India as favourites. To be honest, they are also favorites in the Asia Cup.”
He further said, “India and Pakistan are the two teams playing in the sub-continent, it is most impossible for India to beat India in the sub-continent, but in the sub-continent India will be almost impossible to beat Pakistan because both teams have a pace attack. Super 4 clash between the two tomorrow in Asia Cup. is
Shoaib believes, “The batting unit that Pakistan have, looked fragile earlier, but now… they look like a very settled team. They feel they can bat and chase the score. Curry Can. They will not give up the match. Easily, they look ready to chase the score. So, I think they are a good team.”