KARACHI: Former Pakistan captain and star all-rounder Shahid Afridi coined India as one of the favourites to win the forthcoming ICC T20 World Cup 2022, scheduled in October.
Following India’s dominant T20I series victory over England with one match to spare, the former Pakistan captain took to Twitter and praised the men in blue for their outstanding performance.
“India have played outstanding cricket and deserve to win the series. Really impressive bowling performance,” Afridi wrote.
“They’ll surely be one of the favourites for the T20 World Cup in Australia,” he added.
India have played outstanding cricket and deserve to win the series. Really impressive bowling performance, they'll surely be one of the favourites for the T20 World Cup in Australia https://t.co/5vqgnBYfIX
— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) July 9, 2022
It is pertinent to mention here that Rohit Sharma-led India thrashed hosts England in the first and second T20I by massive margins of 50 and 49 runs respectively. The two teams will lock horns in the dead-rubber third T20I today at Old Trafford Cricket Stadium.