‘We are close to winning T20 World Cup 2021,’ says all-rounder Hafeez


DUBAI – Pakistani all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez said that the team had reached closer to his target of winning the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup with semi-final qualification after winning all the matches played so far.

In a virtual press conference from Dubai, the experience played said that the team was not under any kind of pressure ahead of the semi-final clash.

Pakistan have won all four matches in the Super 12 stage against India, New Zealand, Afghanistan, and Namibia, becoming the first team reach the semifinal round.

Pakistan is likely to face Australia or South Africa.

Hafeez said, “We are ready to face any team in the semis,” adding that Pakistan have a match against Scotland and “we need to win it with same confidence”.

He shared that Pakistan’s heavy win over India was the best moment of his career. He said, “Pakistan have never beaten India in the first match of a tournament in my entire career”.

“My dream is to become a part of a world champion team,” he said and hoped that the dream might come true.

When asked about the retirement, the all-rounder said that he did not want to talk about it as his entire focus is on the world cup.

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