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Pakistan’s Foreign Minister, Shah Mehmood Qureshi, is confident of Pakistan’s victory over Afghanistan in the upcoming match of the ICC Cricket World Cup. He appreciated the team’s smashing strike against New Zealand and South Africa.
The minister stated that lately Pakistan cricket team is performing well and their morale is high,, expressing his hopes that the Pakistani team would come out victorious. He expressed his views talking to the media outside Parliament House on Saturday.
Shah Mehmood Qureshi also replied on the recent comments of the Afghan CEO, who took a jibe at Pakistan’s sluggish performance and offered to provide ‘assistance’ to the Pakistani team.
The interim CEO of the Afghan Cricket Board, Asadullah Khan, believes that Afghanistan’s national cricket team is better than Pakistan’s, in all aspects.
Pakistan’s cricket team had struggled to clinch victory in its earlier matches, however, Qureshi defending the Green shirts, said that the Pakistani team is very capable and the Afghanistan team itself has learned cricket from Pakistan.
“Various players of Afghanistan lived in training camps of Pakistan,” he added.
The Afghan CEO, however, believes that Afghanistan is a better much team and can easily defeat Pakistan.
The interim CEO of the Afghan Cricket Board, Asadullah Khan, believes that Afghanistan’s national cricket team is better than Pakistan’s, in all aspects. He stated his views in a recent interview.
“We are currently far better than Pakistan in cricket & they should ask us for technical coaching & support for the betterment of their cricket,” Asadullah is reported to have said.
Pakistan has won their last two matches against Newzealand and South Africa and this has given Pakistan a boost towards semi-finals where green shirts will have to show their mettle against top teams from across the world.