Pakistan’s legendary former captain Shahid Afridi on Friday recommended that the Inexperienced Shirts ought to play towards India in Ahmedabad through the upcoming ICC World Cup, saying: “Pakistan’s victory in entrance of a jam-packed Indian crowd might be extra joyous.”
Talking on an area information channel, the previous flamboyant all-rounder mentioned that Pakistan ought to go and play towards India in Ahmedabad.
“Why are they declining to play on Ahmedabad pitches? Does it hurl fireplace or is it haunted?” Afridi inquired.
“Go and play — go, play and win. If these are the foreseen challenges, then the one strategy to overcome them is thru a complete victory. What issues on the finish of the day is the Pakistan workforce’s win. The crux solely and solely lies in there. Take this somewhat positively. In the event that they [India] are snug there, you need to go, pull a victory in entrance of a packed Indian crowd and present them what you bought,” he added.
Reportedly, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had reservations about enjoying their World Cup match towards India on the Narendra Modi Stadium.
However, in accordance with ESPNcricinfo report, Pakistan vs India match will happen in Ahmedabad. As per the report, Pakistan will play its World Cup matches at 5 venues together with Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bengaluru and Kolkata.
The World Cup will begin with defending champions England taking over New Zealand, finalists of ICC World Cup 2019, on October 5.
Pakistan’s tentative WC schedule
- October 6 – vs Qualifier in Hyderabad
- October 12 – vs Qualifier in Hyderabad
- October 15 – vs India in Ahmedabad
- October 20 – vs Australia in Bengaluru
- October 23 – vs Afghanistan in Chennai
- October 27 – vs South Africa in Chennai
- October 31 – vs Bangladesh in Kolkata
- November 5 – vs New Zealand Bengaluru
- November 12 – vs England in Kolkata