You have to sometimes say things that hurt. “That’s what I believe in”, he said.
“You have to be good enough to do that for the country and you have to be good enough to bounce back, as well”. You can not be complacent or take any team lightly. We never got going, very sad obviously, We were hoping to play a better game of cricket.
These odd coincidences got instantly noticed by Twitterati, who soon started asking Zainab to click pictures with players from the team which they want to see defeated in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017.
“To me, every game the same; you win some, you lose some”.
Smith opened up on his team’s form and current performance and said the Proteas missed the spark in the prestigious tournament.
India, who cruised to their target with 12 overs to spare, joined England and Bangladesh in the last four and will know their semi-final opponents after the final Group B game between Sri Lanka and Pakistan on Monday.
Kohli acknowledged the amount of one-day cricket played in the region was a factor, but he has also been impressed with the way India have adapted to the English conditions.
Kohli shared his thoughts on the dominance of Asian teams in the ongoing tournament saying, “Maybe because of how much limited-overs cricket we play, I think the players are getting more experienced in hard situations, Maybe some of the teams have really surprised the opposition with the way they have batted and bowled in certain situations“.
“Maybe some of the teams have really surprised the opposition with the way they have batted and bowled in certain situations“.
With yet another early exit from the Champions Trophy 2017, South African captain AB De Villiers has insisted that despite the team’s poor performance in the tournament, he can lead the team to a World Cup victory in 2019.
Skipper AB de Villiers (16) and David Miller (1) were sent packing in the 29th and 30th overs, respectively, which saw South Africa reduced to 142/4.
Both sides needed a victory to join already qualified title-holders India from Group B in the last four of a tournament featuring the world’s top eight one-day worldwide sides, with the losers knocked out.
Chasing a modest 237 to win, Fakhar gave Pakistan a flying start as he alongwith Azhar Ali shared a 74-run opening partnership in 11.1 overs. We wanted to step up that intensity. I can take us to win a World Cup, I believe.
“Not a lot of people believe that but I think that (winning a tournament) is not that far away”, the 33-year-old said.