Addressing a press convention in Dubai, Mushtaq mentioned his staff must be cautious of a harmful Afghanistan.
“We all know Afghanistan is an excellent staff however our plans are well-placed and we have to execute these plans as we have now carried out within the first two video games,” he added.
The interim coach additional mentioned that T20 is a recreation wherein one ought to count on highs and lows.
He mentioned it isn’t straightforward to attain massive on pitches, one must be technically robust whereas taking part in on such fields.
“Our gamers are effectively conscious of those circumstances, “Mushtaq mentioned, including that we have now to make every match vital, “we have now to play with the identical mindset.”
The 2009 champions thumped arch-rivals India by 10 wickets of their opening match adopted by a nervy five-wicket win over New Zealand, making them effectively positioned for the semi-finals.
“We’re taking part in with the mindset of world champions,” Mushtaq mentioned on Thursday, including that the 2 wins have given the staff the boldness and perception to realize that aim.
Mushtaq changed Misbah-ul-Haq, who resigned final month, and is bringing his expertise as a spin-bowling marketing consultant for England, Bangladesh, and New Zealand previously.
It ought to be recalled that Afghanistan crushed qualifiers Scotland by 130 runs of their first Group 2 recreation with off-spinner Mujeeb Ur Rahman taking 5-20 and leggie Rashid Khan 4-9.
Himself an incredible off-spinner who performed 49 Assessments and 169 one-day internationals for Pakistan, Mushtaq known as Afghanistan’s spinners “world-class”.
“Rashid and Mujeeb are high quality spinners and have been doing effectively for his or her staff in addition to within the personal leagues world wide, however we have now plans in opposition to them,” mentioned Mushtaq.
Talking about adjustments within the batting order, he mentioned: “Your complete staff is taking part in effectively. We’re proud of this mix.”
“We aren’t pondering of eradicating Fakhar Zaman from one down. He performed effectively in warm-up matches.”
Mushtaq said that the administration isn’t planning to alter the successful mixture within the match in opposition to Afghanistan.
“To turn out to be a world champion, you must play completely different cricket after which you must play forward of it.
“All of the groups have come to win, England, and India had been additionally being known as favourites,” he underlined, including that they don’t seem to be eager about who will compete subsequent.
He praised the unity of his gamers, saying it has helped them obtain good outcomes.
“Our theme is ‘collectively we obtain’ and it isn’t ‘I did effectively’ or ‘he did effectively’, however it’s ‘we did effectively’ kind and that has helped us gel effectively.”
Mushtaq identified that Pakistan have performed most of their cricket lately within the United Arab Emirates.
“These circumstances of the UAE are very acquainted for my gamers and we have now been taking part in house worldwide matches and Pakistan Tremendous League video games right here and that has, and can, assist our gamers.”
Pakistan will play Namibia on November 2 and Scotland 5 days later within the Tremendous 12 stage.
However wanting farther forward, Mushtaq hopes to fulfill India once more on the World Cup — this time within the closing.
“If India comes within the closing, then it could be excellent for the Worldwide Cricket Council, followers world wide and for world cricket,” he mentioned.
“That can carry the 2 international locations nearer. For me, it ought to be a win for love and defeat for hate.”