Pakistani all-rounder Mohammad Nawaz shared his perspective on Pakistan’s recent seven-wicket loss to India, emphasizing that it’s now a thing of the past. Nawaz, a key player for Pakistan, acknowledged that their performance in that match was subject to criticism, as is customary.
He pointed out that in India-Pakistan matches, standout players become heroes, given the high expectations of fans from both nations. Looking ahead to their upcoming matches, Nawaz highlighted that there are still six more games to go, and the team’s primary objective is to reach the World Cup semi-finals.
Nawaz also admitted that the team has encountered difficulties in the middle overs, particularly in terms of taking wickets. While they can accumulate runs on flat wickets, their primary focus is on enhancing their wicket-taking abilities during the middle phase of the game.
Regarding the forthcoming match against Australia, Nawaz acknowledged Australia’s strong resurgence and stressed the significance of winning the match to rebuild confidence and improve their prospects of advancing to the semi-finals.