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Pakistan confident of ending long losing streak

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Pakistan confident of ending long losing streak

Pakistan may have lost their last 11 one-day Internationals but bowling coach Azhar Mahmood says England must not forget his team’s resilient performance in the Champions Trophy two years ago as the sides prepare to meet at the World Cup on Monday.

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  • Sport Pakistan confident of ending long losing streak Pakistan may have lost their last 11 one-day Internationals but bowling coach Azhar Mahmood says England must not forget his team’s resilient performance in the Champions Trophy two years ago as the sides prepare to meet at the World Cup on Monday.
  • Cricket – ICC Cricket World Cup – Pakistan Press Conference – Trent Bridge, Nottingham, Britain – June 2, 2019 Pakistan bowling coach Azhar Mahmood during a press conference Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers 03 Jun 2019 12:50AM Bookmark NOTTINGHAM, England: Pakistan may have lost their last 11 one-day Internationals but bowling coach Azhar Mahmood says England must not forget his team’s resilient performance in the Champions Trophy two years ago as the sides prepare to meet at the World Cup on Monday.
  • Pakistan were thrashed by the West Indies in their tournament opener on Friday but Mahmood is backing them to come good at Trent Bridge, even though favourites and hosts England made an impressive start by crushing South Africa.
  • Pakistan beat England by eight wickets in the Champions Trophy semi-final in 2017 before a comprehensive victory over India in the final.
  • Mahmood dismissed suggestions that if Pakistan win, for the first time since beating South Africa in Johannesburg in January, it would be a major upset.


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