T20 WC: Harbhajan Singh Takes Dig At Shoaib Akhtar, Pakistan Should Give India Walkover
By Aditya Pratap - Oct 14, 2021 10:15 pm
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The T20 World Cup 2021 in the UAE and Oman is just around the corner. Teams are doing all the last-minute preparations for the tournament that will begin from October 17 with the qualifying matches. The Super 12 will begin on October 23 when Australia will take on South Africa.

Harbhajan Singh
Harbhajan Singh

The high-voltage clash between India and Pakistan will be the contest that will get the most attention. The arch-rivals will come against each other on October 24 in Dubai where India will try to stretch their unbeaten streak against Pakistan in World Cups.

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Meanwhile, former Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh reveals the conversation he had with former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar. Bhajji took a dig at Akhtar saying that India is very strong and Pakistan should give a walkover.

“I have told Shoaib Akhtar, what is the point of Pakistan playing, you should give us a walkover, you will play, you will again lose, you will be upset. Our team is very solid, very strong, they will easily beat you guys,” Harbhajan Singh told Star Sports.

Harbhajan Singha and Shoaib Akhtar were involved in several on-field engagements during their hay days. During the marquee contest in the Asia Cup 2010 in Sri Lanka, Bhajji won India the game with a six and exchanged few words with Akhtar.

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India and Pakistan team
India and Pakistan

Pakistan have been in good form in the T20I cricket but India are also doing well. Babar Azam-led side will be eager to end the Indian hoodoo but it will be an uphill task for them. They have several match-winners in their rank and so does Team India.

India and Pakistan last faced each other in the World Cup 2019’s group match, where India came on top and maintained their unbeaten streak.