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T20 World Cup: Indian players miss Shaheen Afridi; Matthew Hayden praises Pakistan pacer

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Dubai – United Arab Emirates, First Published Oct 28, 2021, 4:30 PM IST

Dubai: In the T20 World Cup match against Pakistan (Pakistan), India struggled with the balls of Shaheen Afridi. In the powerplay, Afridi wanted to oust Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul. Later, Virat Kohli was also bowled out by Afridi. It was Afridi who started India’s downfall.

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Now Pakistan’s batting coach and former Australian all – rounder Matthew Hayden has praised Afridi. “The wickets of Rohit and Rahul in the powerplay kept India on the defensive. Afridi’s confidence in throwing an in-swinging yorker against Rohit off the new ball is commendable. It is a little difficult to bowl at that pace in the first over of the match.

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But Afridi was able to do it. It was one of the best two balls of the past week. It is true that the Indian players have faced 130 or more balls in the IPL. But Afridi’s balls are different from that, “said Hayden.

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Apart from India, Pakistan had beaten New Zealand in the next match. Pakistan will now play Afghanistan, Namibia and Scotland. Pakistan’s semi – entry is almost certain as they are the youngsters to face.

Last Updated Oct 28, 2021, 5:18 PM IST

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