T20 World Cup: All eyes are on the great match between India and Pakistan in the T20 World Cup. Former India batsman Suresh Raina believes that the Virat Kohli-led team will get the experience of playing the IPL (Indian Premier League) in the United Arab Emirates. He said his earlier experience in the much-awaited match against arch-rivals Pakistan in the ICC T20 World Cup will help him stay in a better position.
Mixture of young and experienced players in Indian team
India, one of the strong contenders to win the title, will start their campaign in the T20 match against Pakistan on Sunday. The Indian team has not lost even once to Pakistan in this tournament. Raina wrote in his column for the International Cricket Council (ICC), “Thanks to the IPL, our team has a lot of experience playing in the UAE and dealing with the conditions there which will put them in a better position.” The team has a good mix of youth and experience and many of them are capable of winning matches on their own.
“Both Virat and Babar Azam are good captains”
Former batsman Raina believes that the good thing from the Indian point of view is that along with Virat, the team has experienced players like Rohit Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja with leadership abilities. It makes the team very strong. Indian players will play in the World Cup after participating in the second phase of the IPL. Due to the Kovid-19 epidemic in India, it was organized in the UAE. Raina knows that both Virat Kohli and Babar Azam are captains with a lot of emotion and like to lead by setting an example of great performance themselves. He said that this year, it will be exciting as both Virat Kohli and Babar Azam are good captains. Understanding the importance of this match, both will be full of passion and passion. Babar is the world’s top batsman in T20 Internationals. Like Kohli, he has also proved that great batting and captaincy can be done together. There are experienced players like Mohammad Hafeez and Shoaib Malik in the team to help Babar.
Suresh Raina says that it will be a very good match with Virat on one side and Babar on the other. They are both really competitive players who know what a rivalry is all about. Let us tell you that Raina himself has also been a part of India-Pakistan matches in T20 and ODI World Cup.