LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shahryar Khan served as a ray of hope for disappointed cricket fans by expressing his confidence upon Pakistan team and said that it would play quarter-finals of the ongoing mega event and suggested the team to follow the foot-steps of Imran Khan as his ‘cornered tigers’.
Mr. Shahyar was talking to media in a press conference held to review Pakistan cricket team’s questionable performance in the first two matches of World Cup 2015. Quoting a reference of 1992, he said that cricket team was facing almost same sort of predicaments in that event as it facing now.
“We are in the same place today as we were in 1992 world cup when we were facing difficulties to qualify for quarter-finals,” Shahryar said.
However, team is at the bottom of it Pool since it lost both matches against West Indies and arch-rival India, PCB chairman is hopeful to see the team reaching quarter-finals.
“Four matches are still left and we are confident we will win,” asserted Shahryar, referring the instance of England, who, likewise Pakistan has lost their first two World Cup matches but has won their third contest against Scotland.
He said that the players must be steadfast and should avoid letting themselves falling into pessimism after being defeated the early games.
“One good match can turn the tables,” added the chairman.