ISLAMABAD – Former batsman Mohammad Yousuf believes that Pakistan is favorites to win the 2019 ICC World Cup. The previous stalwart batsman stated that Pakistan’s bowling can put them on prime within the ODI carnival of subsequent yr.
Moreover, Pakistan had additionally triumphed within the 2017 version of the Champions Trophy which passed off in England. In the meantime, Yousuf believes that the spinners are going to play a key position within the England circumstances given the new climate.
Mohammad Yousuf believes that Pakistan has a formidable bowling battery, particularly on the flat tracks. Subsequently, they will take wickets at common intervals which don’t let the opposition settle into their groove.
“I feel Pakistan are the favorites. I say that as a result of I really feel they’ve the very best bowling assault, notably on flat tracks. After I say finest, I imply they’ve the best-balanced assault. An assault which might take wickets often and never let the opposition settle. On the kind of flat tracks that can be accessible in England at the moment, the group with the very best bowling assault will succeed. I imagine that bowling assault belongs to Pakistan,” Mohammad Yousuf stated.
In the meantime, Mohammad Yousuf additionally believes that India can also be a powerful contender for the ICC 2019 World Cup. India have been the finalists of the Champions Trophy in 2017 and have been the winners in 2013.
Moreover, the Males in Blue are in prolific kind within the white ball model, CricTracker reported.
“Three groups are real contenders in my view. The final two Champions Trophy tournaments have been gained by India and Pakistan respectively, and I imagine that each of those groups can win the World Cup. I feel spinners will play a key position and each India and Pakistan have unbelievable spin choices.”
The previous flamboyant right-hander went on to reward India’s batting unit. Nonetheless, raised questions concerning their tempo bowling battery. Mohammad Yousuf believes that the hosts, England will even have probability of lifting their maiden World Cup.
“India has a beautiful array of batting expertise, however I feel there are some doubts over their bowlers notably their tempo bowlers as was evident within the current One-Day collection in opposition to England. Coming to the hosts, I really feel that England could have house benefit and they’re wanting formidable in the meanwhile in One-Day cricket, and they are going to be a power on the World Cup,” he stated.