Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed believes his aspect will “don’t have anything to lose” whilst the Champions Trophy one-day global tournament in England and Wales receives underway subsequent week.
notwithstanding finishing collection wins in all formats during their recent excursion of the West Indies, Pakistan have now not been spoken of as one of the favourites to win the tournament, which features the sector’s pinnacle 8 ODI teams.
Pakistan begin their marketing campaign against arch-rivals India at Edgbaston on June four in arguably the fit of the match, with South Africa and Sri Lanka their different combatants inside the organization level.
but an undaunted Sarfraz informed journalists at Edgbaston on Friday: “we’ve got not anything to lose, we simply need to play our natural recreation. we are very hopeful of playing properly in this tournament and we want to win it.”
The wicket-keeper/batsman brought: “against the West Indies, we had a large fielding improvement.
“We don’t see us as having a surprise element, we need to return right here and play free cricket, starting against India.
“that is my first predominant event as captain, I’m clearly very hopeful and excited about the opposition.
“My goal is to play my own sport, to no longer play beneath strain and to just play as I do in domestic cricket.”