Fakhar Zaman. Pakistan star opening batsman thinks that they will have an upper hand over the arch-rivals India in their Asia Cup match scheduled on September 19 at Dubai International Stadium.
“Every match has its own take but yes the match between India and Pakistan has its own worth,” Fakhar stated.
Fakhar had played a magnificent inning of 114 runs when Pakistan last met India in the final of the Champions Trophy 2017 –which Pakistan won by 180 runs.
The Mardan-born opener further said that every match has its own pressure so the team management have planned the things accordingly.
“Fitness is the first priority for the team management and they are not letting any player get away with it,” Fakhar said.
The 28-years-old, Fakhar is the fastest batsman in ODI format to reach 1000 runs in just 18 innings to cross West Indian great Vivian Richards who achieved the milestone in 21 innings.
Pakistan will play the qualifier—yet to be decided in their first match as the Asia Cup starts on September 15 with Sri Lanka taking ob Bangladesh.
Pakistan lock horns with India in a high-octane clash of the tournament on September 19.
India who will play without their skipper Virat Kohli takes on the Qualifier on September 18 just one day before their all-important match against Pakistan.
Source: ARY News