In their first match of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, Pakistan had a strong 81-run win against the Netherlands at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium. Now, as they look forward to their next game against Sri Lanka in Hyderabad, Pakistan is determined to leave the city with a perfect two-win record.
All-rounder Nawaz highlighted how crucial it was to start the tournament on a positive note and mentioned the team’s momentum following the victory against the Netherlands. He also praised the partnerships in the middle and lower order, which helped Pakistan set a competitive target.
Nawaz recognized that bowling conditions in India can be challenging and expected spinners to play a more significant role in the tournament. Despite Sri Lanka’s recent success against Pakistan, Nawaz emphasized the team’s focus on a fresh start and a positive mindset for their upcoming match.