Talking to the Indian channel Sports activities Tak, Akhtar stated Pakistan, India, Afghanistan, and West Indies will dominate in UAE circumstances in T20 World Cup.
“You possibly can’t rule out Pakistan from profitable this 12 months’s T20 World Cup regardless of they misplaced T20I collection towards England. Be aware it, Pakistan and India will meet in mega occasion’s closing within the UAE,” he believes.
“See, UAE is the yard for Pakistan as they’ve performed plenty of cricket right here. The tracks in UAE have a unique sort of spin, English batters wrestle there, New Zealanders shall be trapped simply there. So, it will likely be an opportunity for Pakistan, India, Afghanistan (in the event that they present maturity), and West Indies to qualify for the knock-out stage of the T20 World Cup,” he added.
It should be famous right here that India and Pakistan are positioned in Group 2 of the T20 World Cup alongside New Zealand, Afghanistan, and two qualifying groups. The occasion is all set to begin on October 17 in UAE and Oman.