Former Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Rashid Latif’s new bold statement about Asia Cup 2022 India vs Pakistan match that gives a big challenge to the Indian Cricket Team.
According to Rashid Latif, Asia Cup will be exciting between India and Pakistan when the Asia Cup begins on 27th August 2022. The main contest will be thrilling between India and Pakistan.
Rashid mentioned that India has been performing well under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma. But it doesn’t matter to Pakistan as they are performing well under the captaincy of Babar Azam in the limited-overs cricket.
Earlier, there was a jinx that Pakistan could not win any single match against India in the ICC tournaments. But on June 18th, 2017, it was the first time that Pakistan won against India, in any big tournament like the ICC champions trophy 2017 at The Oval, in London.
It was Pakistan’s first thumping win over India in the finals of ICC Champions Trophy 2017 to become the new champions.
Later, on 24th October 2021, Pakistan won against India by 10 wickets in the group matches of the T20 world cup 2021.
Rashid Latif’s Latest Statement about Asia Cup 2022 India vs Pakistan
“I am hopeful for Pakistan to win Asia Cup 2022. The victory against India in the recent T20 World Cup 2021 has increased hopes for Pakistan. No doubt other teams are also competitive.
But the main competition in Asia Cup 2022 would be between India and Pakistan.
There’s no example of the way Pakistan is currently playing cricket.
India is no doubt a good team but there’s no example of the way Pakistan is currently playing cricket. Pakistan has players like Shaheen Shah Afridi, Babar Azam, and Mohammad Rizwan who are currently named the best players by ICC“.-Rashid Khan, Former Pakistan Cricketer
Overall Facts about Rashid Latif’s Latest Statement about Asia Cup 2022 India vs Pakistan
Rashid Latif considers that Pakistan is a better cricket team than India in recent times.
In the Continental tournaments like Asia Cup, India and Pakistan played 13 ODI matches. Out of which, India and Pakistan won 7 matches and 5 matches respectively. This also includes one match with no result due to heavy rain in the year 1987. Whereas, in Asia Cup T20, there was only one match played between India and Pakistan resulting in the Indian cricket team winning that match.
It would be interesting to watch the challenging contest between India and Pakistan in the upcoming Asia Cup 2022 commencing after two months.
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