Shahid Afridi backs Pakistan to get the better of India in Champions Trophy
Former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has called on his side’s formidable bowling line-up to fire against their arch-rivals India in the upcoming Champions Trophy, beginning July 1 in England and Wales. Although India are yet to announce their squad for the upcoming 50-over pinnacle tournament, the fans from both nations have marked their calendars for June 4 when the two arch-rivals take on each other in their group clash.
Like others, the former T20 skipper also admitted that he is anxiously waiting for the mouth-watering clash between two sides while adding that he is expecting a rousing performance from Pakistan’s part.
“We are now just a month away from the biggest cricket match of the year the mouth-watering India-Pakistan face-off in the ICC Champions Trophy at Edgbaston. Like millions of fans around the world, I am also excited about the game and look forward to a highly entertaining match between the two traditional rivals, who have a rich cricketing history between them,” Afridi wrote for International Cricket Council’s (ICC) website.
Afridi also pointed out that the Champions Trophy is the only ICC event where Pakistan have had achieved success against India, the Express Tribune reported.
“The Champions Trophy is the only ICC event where …read more