Former women’s cricket captain Mithali Raj wants to hit India-Pakistan T20 كبير Globalism Cup final but he said for that to happen, Rohit Sharma’s men will have to beat England in the semi-finals in Adelaide on Thursday.
Pakistan beat last year’s runner-up New Zealand by seven wickets to book their place in the T20 World Cup Final for the third time.
if India They manage to beat England, where they will stage an impressive title match against arch-rivals Pakistan 15 years later.
India and Pakistan played in the final of the T20 World Cup in the inaugural edition of the tournament in 2007 with the former emerging victorious.
“Sure, (the India-Pakistan final) will happen. Now that Pakistan has qualified for the final, India will be at its best,” Mithali said on Star. Sports Show “Cricket Live”.
“They (India) have to be in their first match tomorrow if they have to beat England. It is a ground that India has done well. So, if the wicket is very similar to what we will see today, it will certainly work in India’s favour.”
The prosthetic cricketer thinks the look Virat Kohli It will be the key to India’s success against England.
“I think more than anyone else, he (Kohli) has to put that expectation on himself to score runs in the semi-finals when India need him most. Of course, he did very well in the deep stage against Pakistan and was consistent throughout the tournament.
“He would have liked to continue in this form in the semi-finals. To get to the final it’s important to score a run. He needs to keep following his routine and not change too much, because his expectations are there. There will be pressure (but) I’m sure as a player he knows how to accommodate that.” Stand and shoot.”
Former India national footballer Harbhajan Singh is expecting India captain Rohit Sharma to come out of his meager patch against England.
“I think this will create an opportunity for him (Rohit) to show his strength. What we saw today with what Babar (Azzam) and (Mohammed) Rizwan, great players in the big games, kept performing and Rohit is a great and great player and we all want him to score.
“When he scores a run, he seems to be hitting on a different surface, no matter how hard that surface is. We all want him to come in shape. Tomorrow may be his day and when his day comes, India will win.”
Rishabh Pant will likely wear gloves on Thursday, but Harbhajan says he would prefer Dinesh Karthik on the left.
“I have no choice. I would have gone with Rahul Dravid, because he likes Rishabh Pant but I would like Dinesh Karthik who was playing earlier. Yes, it’s hard to hit that number, not many can do what Dhoni and Yuvraj did as you compare DK to these guys, Who were the heroes of the game.
“And yes, DK is a great, great player who has done a good job of getting to that level. I think he should get a chance. But yes they also want to have another left-handed player on the team.”