Former Indian quick bowler Zaheer Khan hoped that the Indian workforce would do nicely towards arch-rivals Pakistan within the semi-finals of the ICC Under-19 World Cup on Tuesday.
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India defeated Australia within the quarter-finals whereas Pakistan defeated Afghanistan. Both groups have been unbeatable alongside the best way to the semi-finals.
Zaheer stated in an occasion on Monday, 'Our gamers of the under-19 workforce are doing nicely. <! –
He has confronted some troublesome conditions however has come again nicely.
Zaheer stated right here on the National Cricket Club, 'When you discuss India and Pakistan, there’s at all times extra eagerness of that match than the whole competitors. I’m satisfied that our gamers will do higher on this massive match.
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He arrived right here to cheer on the gamers within the IPL champion Mumbai Indians' inter-school cricket competitors 'MI Junior'.
He additionally praised native participant Yashasvi Jaiswal who was within the Under-19 workforce on this event.
He stated, 'He is doing nicely. He has given spectacular performances within the home ODI collection. I want all of them the perfect. They have the flexibility to do nicely. '
On this event, Zaheer recalled his matches performed within the World Cup with Pakistan. The particular factor is that Zaheer additionally performed his first match towards Pakistan within the 2003 World Cup in South Africa which is internet hosting the present Under-19 World Cup.
Zaheer stated, 'For me, each the 2003 and 2011 matches towards Pakistan have been very particular as a result of we received it. I performed towards him for the primary time in 2003 on the worldwide stage, so for me he will probably be extra memorable.
On this event, Zaheer additionally wished the Indian girls's workforce for the T20 World Cup. She stated, 'They (girls's workforce) are doing brilliantly. They have achieved nicely in no matter alternatives they’ve. In this fashion, by means of this World Cup, they’ll have one other likelihood to encourage the ladies of the nation.