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“For Pakistan, the T20 World Cup is like a home game”-Babar Azam in the UAE

Pakistan captain Babar Azam said that the venue of the 2021 T20 World Cup will basically be their home, because they have been playing in the UAE for more than a decade. He also said that the team is looking forward to the games scheduled for them in the coming months.

The ICC major event will start on October 17, and the qualifiers will be held in Oman. After the qualifiers, the group stage began in the UAE. After announcing the same timetable, Babar talked about the team’s future plans.

The announcement of the schedule for the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup gives us a step forward in preparing for this long-awaited global championship.

Pakistan Cricket Team (Image source: Twitter)

We will use the accumulation period in our home games against New Zealand and England, not only to fine-tune our final prospects, but also to win as many games as possible so that we can bring this winning form and momentum to the game. United Arab Emirates,“He said.

Considering that Pakistan will basically play at their home games, they will be confident in their chances. Pakistan is currently ranked fourth in the rankings, but Babar said that they have beaten top teams before and are confident.

For Pakistan, ICC men T20 World Cup 2021 is like a home event, because the UAE has been our venue for more than a decade.

Pakistan team
Pakistan team (Image source: Twitter)

We not only cultivated our talents and developed our team in the UAE, but also defeated the top teams under these conditions and ranked first in the ICC T20I team rankings.“The captain added.

“I still focus on using my performance to inspire my team” – Babar Azam

Speaking of his ambitions, Babar pointed out that his main focus is to motivate the team and lead the team to the top. If they win the World Cup, they will be the first team in their country to win a major ICC event.

Babar Azam, Pakistan, ODI Century
Babar Azam (Image source: Twitter)

From a personal point of view, this will be my first major ICC event as the captain of Pakistan. I tasted success in 2017 and was disappointed in 2019. Even though we defeated two finalists in the league, we still missed the semi-finals by zero points. I still focus on using my performance to inspire my side,“He concluded.

Pakistan’s first match will be played against the cricket powerhouse India at the Dubai International Cricket Ground on October 24.

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