World Cup 2019: Younis Khan expects Shadab Khan to be back for India clash
Pakistan will be facing India on June 16 which happens to be one of the most anticipated matches in the World Cup. Former Pakistan speedy bowler Waqar Younis believes that Shadab Khan is a key participant who needs to be existing in the sport to watch out for early wickets.
Pakistan misplaced their ultimate suit to Australia through 41 runs
Shadab Khan took the wickets of Jason Roy and Joe Root against England
Pakistan favor a repeat of the 2017 Champions Trophy last when they beat India
Former Pakistan quickly bowler Waqar Younis expects his team to deliver again leg-spinner Shadab Khan for Sunday’s clash towards arch-rivals India in Manchester to revive their World Cup campaign.
Pakistan went with a four-pronged pace assault against Australia, relying on the part-time spin of senior all-rounders Mohammad Hafeez and Shoaib Malik.
The duo conceded 86 runs in their blended eleven overs with solely one wicket as the 1992 champions misplaced by way of 41 runs in an erratic display.
“Shadab is the key man in this side and I think they will seem to carry him back in against India,” former Pakistan captain Younis wrote in a column for the International Cricket Council.
“They may go for five bowlers, use four pacers and Shadab and drop someone like Shoaib Malik.”
Shadab dismissed Jason Roy and Joe Root in the exciting victory over England but used to be left out towards Australia who subjected Pakistan to their second loss in four matches.
India continue to be unbeaten after three games, including medical wins over South Africa and Australia before their match towards New Zealand used to be washed out on Thursday.
Pakistan have in no way beaten India in a World Cup fit but prevailed over their neighbours in the 2017 Champions Trophy ultimate at the Oval.
“When Pakistan play India it’s always a big game, but their assembly on Sunday is shaping up to be greater essential than ever,” Younis, who additionally coached Pakistan, said.
“It’s simple – if Pakistan choose to stay in the tournament, they have to deliver an ‘A plus’ performance and win that game.”
Against India’s ambitious batting order headlined through skipper Virat Kohli, the world’s top-ranked ODI batsman, Pakistan ought to gun for early wickets, stated Younis.
“What I have seen in this World Cup so some distance is that if you don’t select up early wickets, you’re in trouble,” stated the 47-year-old, a reverse swing master in his enjoying days.
“The new ball is so essential and openers are being more cautious in the first 10 overs this year.”
“It used to be with the new ball, in both batting and bowling, that I felt Pakistan neglected a trick in their unique defeat to Australia at Taunton,” he added.