Pakistani pacesetter Mohammad Irfan has shared his thoughts on the struggle between India and Pakistan over travel to the respective countries. He said both teams should seek each other out to play and players should stay away from politics. The left arm pacer who plays in the T10 league for Northern Warriors also stated that players should be kept away from politics and rumors of the controversy should not be entertained.
“I have also said it before. Players should be kept away from politics. Pakistan should go to India and India should come to Pakistan to play. It increases the love between people of both countries. Cricket should be separated don’t go away with statements that Pakistan will not come to India, let the administration decide,” the pacesetter said.
Speaking of the Indian bowlers, the gangly pacer appreciated BCCI’s move to support youth who can bowl at the express pace of 140 and above.
“You need more than 140 bowlers to succeed. It’s hard to keep up that speed. Bowlers need a good diet plan and close help from coaches. They have bowlers tied up quickly. Umran and Arshdeep need to be taken care of to get Indian bowling future,” said the pacer for the left arm.
Irfan also shared his thoughts on playing in the 10-over format, stating that the format forces bowlers to be accurate and challenge themselves.
“It’s difficult for bowlers. The bowlers have to be more accurate with their lines and lengths. It gives the crowd more entertainment,” said Irfan.
While mentioning the current Pakistani batting line-up, he said the team is in safe hands with the likes of Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan and Iftikhar Ahmed.
“Pakistani cricket had a phase where they didn’t produce good hitters, but Babar Azam, Rizwan and Iftikhar have filled that gap,” said the pacer.
He also shared his thoughts on Australia’s recently concluded T20 World Cup and talked about the highlights.
“The World Cup saw Virat come into shape. The hype was there about a final between India and Pakistan, but Pakistan lost to India. They played really well and made a comeback to reach the final,” Irfan commented.
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