KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ramiz Raja gave advice to the Babar Azam-led T20 World Cup squad ahead of their clash with India.
Speaking via video link, according to sources, the PCB chairman said: “Play free from the World Cup’s pressure […] and focus on the tournament, not only the match against India.”
Keep the country’s prestige in mind during your matches, the PCB chairman said.
India and Pakistan clash at the T20 World Cup in Dubai on Sunday in the latest instalment of one of cricket’s biggest rivalries.
The Babar Azam-led Pakistan squad will look to end their losing streak against India at the World Cup when the two rivals begin their title race in a Sunday blockbuster.
India have beaten Pakistan in all of their 12 matches at the T20 and 50-over World Cups.