India thrashed their neighbours by 89 runs to remain undefeated towards Pakistan in World Cup historical past. The Men in Blue lead the face to face 7-0.
“I think Pakistan got it totally wrong against India in 2019 starting right from the toss. I think they were hoping that the pitch will do a lot more and they will get early wickets which will put India under pressure,” Waqar stated on ‘Q20’, a chat present introduced by ‘GloFans’.
Waqar, who has been a part of India-Pakistan World Cup clashes on 4 events, stated Pakistan didn’t know learn how to deal with the duo of Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul, who put up a 136-run opening stand.
“…they did not really let the bowlers settle. And, the pitch did not really do much and once they get going it was very difficult to stop them. They piled up so many runs to which Pakistan had no answers at all,” he stated.
“So, I think it was a silly mistake when, to begin with, winning the toss and asking India to bat because batting first on that pitch was the way to go and it did not really help Pakistan that day and India was too good, way too good,” he added.
While there have been lots of good particular person performances each time India and Pakistan have locked horns within the World Cup, it was Sachin Tendulkar’s innings again in 2003, which is broadly thought to be the most effective performances.
Chasing a steep goal of 274, Tendulkar clobbered the famed Pakistani bowling assault all throughout the park ultimately falling two runs in need of a century.
However, his epic present helped India earn a cushty six-wicket victory.
“…that innings! Probably even if you would ask Sachin about this he might also say the same thing, that it was probably one of his best innings,” Waqar stated.
“The way he faced Shoaib Akhtar, Wasim and me under pressure and the way he attacked and got early runs, I think it was amazing innings, one of the best innings I’ve seen,” he added.
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