T20 2021 World Cup: anything can happen, the game can change at any time
Former Pakistani pitcher Danish Kaneria felt that no team should be taken lightly before the final matches of the current T20 World Cup group stage. Kaneria mentioned that Afghanistan and Namibia should not be excluded and that they are well capable of causing upheaval.
All the teams in Group 2 have played four games each, and the final round of games will be Sunday and Monday. New Zealand must defeat Afghanistan to break out of its group, while India hopes the Afghans cause upheaval before routing Namibia on Monday.
“Afghanistan plays a lot in international cricket. Several of their boys also play in the IPL. New Zealand are a very good team, but nothing should be taken away from Afghanistan. But why even take Namibia lightly?“
“I don’t understand why a team should be taken lightly. They have nothing to lose. They will come out and give their best shot. Anything can happen here. The game can change at any time“Kaneria said.
“If the tracks are made for spin, it will be difficult for New Zealand” – Danish Kaneria
Denmark’s Kaneria went on to point out that a spin-friendly track would be ideal for Afghanistan, as the Kiwis could struggle given their weakness against the spinning ball.
“Afghan hitters have a hard time playing on big pitches. They are unable to hit big shots and instead come out in the process. But if the track is made to turn, then Afghanistan will be fine. But it will be hard for New Zealand,Kaneria added.
Kane Williamson and his men face the Afghans tomorrow in the day match in Abu Dhabi.
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