Prime Minister's Council
The Prime Minister had some ideas on how Pakistan could end his six World Cup defeats on behalf of India's rival, so he sent some thoughts to social media for the first time. ;team.
The main advice of the captain of the 1992 World Cup before Sunday's match: beat first if you win the draw; Choose specialized hitters and specialized bowlers.
Pakistan has dropped a specialist drummer and a specialized pitcher and has recalled two versatile players. The goal was to add depth to the rotating attack on a wicket in turn.
Pakistan has so far had matches in this tournament against all other previous champions, bowing against the West Indies, Australia and India and having to share points when of a draw against Sri Lanka.
The only victory so far has been won by England, first favorite of the tournament. The next match is South Africa, which also has three points. Lose this and there is no chance that they can reach the semifinals.
Rohit Sharma scored 140 on 113 balls, but was in his thirties when he should have been exhausted. Fakhar Zaman was badly caught by Midwicket after KL Rahul returned his partner instead of taking a second run and Sharma was well off the pitch.
“ We had two mistakes. We had chances we were not taking, "said Sarfaraz. "If we had taken those risks, it would have been different – we would have been in a better position."
Defend his decision
"I think we won a good draw _ we just did not capitalize," he said. “ When we saw the terrain, a bit of moisture on the ground, we used the conditions. I think we did not hit the right areas … so they played very well through that. "
Pakistan still has games to play against South Africa, New Zealand, Afghanistan and Bangladesh.
"Yes, we did not play cricket well today, but we can not wait to play the remaining four games," said Sarfaraz. "Our goal is to win the next four games."