Would be great if India, Pakistan meet again in closing: Saqlain Mushtaq | Cricket News – Times of India

DUBAI: Pakistan coach Saqlain Mushtaq on Thursday mentioned it could be a “great thing” if his staff will get to sq. off in opposition to India in the T20 World Cup closing and lauded the 2 sides for sending a message of friendship throughout their earlier conflict in the continued match.
Pakistan defeated India by 10 wickets in the match on Sunday and, in accordance with Saqlain, the sporting conduct of gamers on each the perimeters despatched a powerful message of humanity.
Asked if he would need one other recreation with the normal rivals in the ultimate of the marquee match, Saqlain mentioned, “If India makes the final, it would be a great thing because I feel, and this is not because we have beaten them, they are a strong team, everyone considers them a favourite.”
“Do match khelenge to relation aur acche ho jaenge (playing one more match would only better our relations).
“In the earlier recreation, the best way Virat Kohli, (MS) Dhoni and even our personal gamers performed themselves, it despatched a powerful message that we’re all people, all of us love one another, it’s only a recreation,” he said.
“Hats off to the gamers for sending the message. Dosti ki jeet ho, dushmani ki haar ho (friendship ought to triumph, enmity ought to lose),” he said.
The question was thrown at him during a press conference ahead of the match against Afghanistan here on Friday.
Saqlain said he also considers England, Australia and South Africa as strong contenders.
“Jab aap aate hain to grow to be a world champion, then you do not take a look at opponents, you focus by yourself recreation. England is a favorite, Australia performs robust cricket. South Africa additionally. I imagine, dedication, angle and course of are in your arms, not the outcomes.
“You should be able to execute the plans, no matter who you are playing. If India makes finals, the ICC will be happy, fans will be happy,” he mentioned.
India are resulting from tackle New Zealand in their second Super 12 match on Sunday.

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