World Cup 2023: ‘Defeat against India will also be victory, but…’ know why Shadab Khan said this
Shadab Khan On IND Vs PAK Match: Ever since the release of the schedule of the ODI World Cup to be played in India, the India-Pakistan match has been in discussions. A great match will be played between the two teams on October 15 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Meanwhile, Pakistan’s star all-rounder Shadab Khan has given a unique statement regarding the match to be played against India.
Shadab told Cricket Pakistan, “Playing against India comes with a different kind of happiness. Overall the pressure is also different. Now we have to go there, that will be his home ground. Crowd will be against us. However, we are going there to play in the World Cup, so we should think about that, not only about India, because if we win against India and lose the World Cup, it is of no use. .”
Our main aim is to win the World Cup
Shadab further said, “In my view, even if we lose against India but win the World Cup, it will be a victory because that is our main aim.”
The first and final match will be held in Ahmedabad only.
Let us tell you that the first match of the megatournament will be played between New Zealand and England on October 5 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. At the same time, the final of the World Cup will also be held on this ground.
Significantly, a total of 48 matches are to be played in the tournament and all these matches are to be played within 46 days. Earlier in the World Cup played in 2019, the Indian team had to face defeat in the semi-finals against New Zealand. This time Team India would definitely like to take advantage of the domestic conditions. Team India last won the ODI World Cup title in 2011 under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
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