Sports news | Harbhajan Singh believes 'India will have an edge' over Pakistan in upcoming T20 WC 2024 matches

Written by Vipul Kashyap

new York [US], June 8 (ANI): Ahead of the nail-biting clash between India and Pakistan in the T20 World Cup 2024 at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium, former cricketer Harbhajan Singh is confident that the “ Men in Blue” will have the advantage against them. Next game.

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India comes into this match on the back of an eight-wicket win over Ireland. Meanwhile, Babar Azam's Pakistan suffered a disappointing defeat against the United States in the Super Bowl in the previous match of the showpiece event.

Speaking to ANI, Harbhajan said that India will have the upper hand in this match as they have already played New York in the previous match. The former Indian player gave an example, the Men in Green played on a flat pitch in their last match.

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India are playing well and that will be another reason to take the lead,” the 43-year-old added.

“India will have an advantage because they have played on this pitch and Pakistan come into this match having played on a flat pitch. It will be a big challenge for Pakistan to adapt to this situation after their defeat to the United States. So India has an advantage. advantage and they played flat,” Harbhajan told ANI. As well.”

Harbhajan named fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah and batsman Suryakumar Yadav who could make an impact in the match against Pakistan on Sunday.

Jasprit Bumrah and Suryakumar Yadav will make maximum impact in the upcoming match against Pakistan. Both these players won the match, Harbhajan said.

The former cricketer also added that spinner Kuldeep Yadav should play against the Men in Green as he takes wickets and has variety.

“Kuldeep Yadav is a wicketkeeper and has variety, so he should play. “I think Axar Patel comes into the starting XI because India needs a batting option at number eight,” he added.

Indian T20 squad for World Championship: Rohit Sharma (centre), Hardik Pandya, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant, Sanju Samson, Shivam Dubey, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh, Jasprit Boumra. Mohammed Siraj.

Pakistan WC T20 Team: Babar Azam (centre), Abrar Ahmed, Azam Khan, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Abbas Afridi, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Rizwan, Naseem Shah, Saim Ayub, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Usman Khan. (ANI)

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