Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Ramiz Raja has shared the contents of his dialogue with skipper Babar Azam forward of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021. Raja and Babar particularly addressed their intentions for India and their opener Rohit Sharma.
India and Pakistan squared off on the Dubai International Cricket Stadium to start their ICC T20 World Cup 2021 campaigns. After successful the toss, Pakistani captain Babar Azam selected to bowl first.
Ramiz Raja Shares Details Of His Plan To Get Rid Of Rohit Sharma
To give Pakistan the proper begin, Shaheen Shah Afridi eliminated Rohit Sharma within the opening over. Ramiz Raja, the chairman of the PCB, mentioned how he and Babar Azam plotted to fireplace Sharma throughout his interview on the BBC podcast.
“Babar Azam was here with the Chief Selector before leaving for the World Cup, and I asked him what are your plans against India,” Ramiz Raja stated on a BBC podcast.
“I can tell you how to get rid of Rohit Sharma right now and Babar was intrigued.”
“I said get Shaheen Afridi bowling at 100mph, get a man at short-leg. Just bowl that inswinging yorker at 100mph and do not give him a single and keep him on strike. You will get him out,” recalled Ramiz.
Rohit Sharma was caught in entrance of the center stump and was dismissed on a golden duck. Pakistan went on to finish their winless streak in opposition to India within the ICC World Cup occasions by successful the match by ten wickets.
Pakistan topped Group 2 after successful all of their remaining matches earlier than bowing out within the semifinals of the T20 World Cup 2021. Meanwhile, India completed third in Group 2 and didn’t qualify for the semifinals.
In lower than two weeks’ time, the arch-rivals will once more be up in opposition to one another on the Melbourne Cricket Ground on October 23 on this 12 months’s T20 World Cup.