Champions Trophy Win has Given Confidence to Pakistan Players – Aamir Sohail
Former Pakistan opener Aamir Sohail believes Champions Trophy win has given confidence to the Pakistan players. In fact, the Men in Green have been a confident unit after surprising India in the final of the tournament. The Champions Trophy triumph has also assured the Pakistan players of their respective places in the team.
Meanwhile, Pakistan had a successful tour of Zimbabwe recently. They went on to clean sweep the depleted host’s side in five-match ODI series. Furthermore, they went on to win the T20I series final against Australia. Subsequently, the Sarfraz Ahmed led side is riding high on confidence.
Pakistan has become a confident unit.
“I think winning ICC Champions Trophy changed the outlook of the Pakistan Cricket team. It gave them a lot of confidence and at the same time, they are assured of their places now,” Aamir Sohail said as quoted by IANS.
The former southpaw batsman who played 156 One Day Internationals for Pakistan believes the players are gelling up well with each other. The harmony plays a key role in the success of the team.
“The team is responding well to the captain, coach and sports staff. The boys are playing positive cricket and you get to see the difference,” said Aamir Sohail who is well known for his argument with Indian medium pacer Ventakesh Prasad in the Quarterfinal of 1996.
Meanwhile, Aamir Sohail is going to be part of the commentary box for the upcoming Asia Cup 2018 which will be live on Star Sports. Sohail will be joined by Rameez Raza.
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Pakistan will begin their Asia Cup campaign when they will lock horns with arch-rivals India on 19 September at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. The Men in Green relies heavily on the shoulders of their bowling line-up. Therefore, they would like them to once again deliver the goods.
Furthermore, Pakistan plays most of its cricket in the UAE, which will be hosting the tournament. Thus, Pakistan is familiar with the conditions and will hold the advantage baton.
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