T20 World Cup: Rashid Latif defined why Virat Kohli may very well be liable to error in opposition to Pakistan.© AFP
Ahead of Team India’s T20 World Cup opener on Sunday, former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif gave his verdict on the upcoming Super 12 fixture. Speaking by way of Khaleej Times, Latif said that his nation can solely win if India makes loads of errors on the sphere. Both sides face one another on the Dubai International Stadium on Sunday and might be hoping to start out their respective marketing campaign with a win. “In my opinion, no matter how well Pakistan play, if Indian players don’t make mistakes, then it will be difficult for Pakistan to win the match”, he stated.
“When I captained Pakistan, I always tried to induce errors from the opposition. Of course, you have to do your own job first, but at the same time, it’s important to make the other team commit mistakes. So, it’s not just about the technique or skills, it’s about tactics. You have to get your tactics right and try to make the other team commit errors”, he additional added.
The 52-year-old additionally identified that Virat Kohli may very well be extra inclined to creating a mistake as a result of presence of many choices for his enjoying XI. “We have to see what Virat does if he wins the toss, and what combination he will be play”, he stated.
“Will he play Suryakumar Yadav? Or Ishan Kishan? Then you also have to see which spinners they will play. There is Varun Chakravarthy, Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja. So there is a chance of making a mistake by the captain in terms of picking the right players because you have so many options”, he additionally said.
Pakistan are but to defeat India in World Cups, having misplaced of their final 12 encounters. It additionally contains 5 defeats within the T20 World Cup.
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