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Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed is confident that his side will triumph over England in their one-off Twenty20 International on Sunday.
Pakistan lost their last Twenty20 series against South Africa 2-1, while they were whitewashed 5-0 in the ODI series against Australia in the United Arab Emirates.
Despite this, Sarfraz is backing his side to shine in the lone Twenty20 International against England.
“I am optimistic that the team [will] perform well in the upcoming T20 encounter,” he was quoted as saying by the Business Recorder.
Sarfraz noted that his side will take confidence from the fact that they won all three of their practice matches, which included one-day matches against Kent and Northamptonshire, and a Twenty20 game against Leicestershire.
“You get a morale boost when you win practice matches, and that is the reason that we are enjoying high morale,” he said. “The players are feeling highly energetic and we got the momentum on our side so we are hopeful to start off the tour on a positive note.
“Both teams are pretty good T20 sides, we [will] try to play good cricket against England and win the match.”