Pakistan second or third favorites for World Cup: Eoin Morgan

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Pakistan second or third favourites for World Cup: Eoin Morgan
Pakistan second or third favourites for World Cup: Eoin Morgan

LONDON: England commander Eoin Morgan feels Pakistan are one of the most grounded contenders for the up and coming ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 that begins on 30 May, announced ICC.

Pakistan were as of late clean-cleared 5-0 by Australia in the United Arab Emirates, and questions were raised over the group’s readiness for the up and coming World Cup. Be that as it may, Morgan feels that Pakistan are the ‘second or third top choices’ for the competition.

Britain, positioned No.1 on the MRF Tires ICC ODI Team rankings, have been generally touted as top choices for the uber occasion. They are currently set to go head to head with Pakistan in a coincidental T20I on 5 May pursued quickly by five ODIs – an activity that is certain to additionally hone the two sides before the World Cup.

“[The Pakistan series] is a pleasant method to slip into the late spring and get some great, aggressive cricket going,” said Morgan. “Pakistan are most likely second or third top picks for the competition.

“They hold the Champions Trophy – playing incredibly well to win that, in England – so it’s an arrangement we’re all anticipating.”

Britain have experienced significant change since the past World Cup in 2015 in Australia and New Zealand, where they had endured a lowering first-round exit. From that point forward, they’ve commanded the fifty-over organization, especially at home.

“Over the four years we’ve been as one, we have had such huge numbers of folks who have added to the position we get ourselves,” Morgan reflected.

“We’ve gone past a 15-man squad of folks who can contribute into most likely a 18-, 19-man squad who could all effectively be chosen for the last 15. Also, one profit by having the Pakistan arrangement in the development is that folks who are in structure will get chances to assert some authority for World Cup positions.”

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