Why is Azhar optimistic Pakistan will do well at the World Cup?

Azhar Ali confident Pakistan can surprise everyone by doing well at the World Cup cricket

Azhar Ali: “Pakistan will definitely be underdogs as far as the World Cup is concerned, but I know their strengths, we have been in this position before and hopefully we can surprise everyone again”

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Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali is backing the national team to “surprise everyone again” as they have a knack of defying expectations at major tournaments.

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Hussain reveals why Pakistan shouldn’t be thought of as underdogs at the World Cup

Nasser Hussain admits Pakistan should not be seen as underdogs at the World Cup cricket

Nasser Hussain: “The fact is that you cannot write off Pakistan for this World Cup”

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Former England captain Nasser Hussain has made it clear that Pakistan shouldn’t be thought of as underdogs at the World Cup, which will be held in England and Wales next month.

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Why is Sarfraz happy that Pakistan are underdogs at the World Cup?

Sarfraz Ahmed happy Pakistan not favourites for World Cup cricket

Sarfraz Ahmed: “As a captain and player it is our wish to win the World Cup but even if we don’t win, I would like people to say that yes this team fought well”

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Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed has admitted that being underdogs going into the World Cup will make winning the tournament all the more special.

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EXCLUSIVE: Hong Kong proved that Associate nations can compete with the big boys

Anshuman Rath Nizakat Khan record 174-run partnership Hong Kong India Asia Cup cricket

Hong Kong captain Anshuman Rath (left) and his opening partner Nizakat Khan forged a record-breaking 174-run partnership against India

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They walked into the arena with the crowd awash in blue, waving the Indian flag and rhythmically chanting for India to make quick work of them in entertaining fashion. They faced a foe that was at the top of their game and revered globally. But, despite going up against an ODI powerhouse in India, Hong Kong had a point to prove and refused to go down until they had captured the hearts, minds and spirits of people all over the world.

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Du Plessis willing to be banned for World T20 final if Proteas beat India

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Du Plessis is willing to sacrifice himself in order to give South Africa a chance to win the World Twenty20

South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has revealed that he is willing to be banned for the final of the World Twenty20 if the Proteas defeat India in their highly-anticipated semi-finals clash.

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