Dunya News – It is becoming impossible to ignore the parallels with 1992: Waqar

LONDON (AFP) – Former captain Waqar Younis says it is becoming “impossible to ignore” the parallels between Pakistan s World Cup resurgence and their 1992 triumph.

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  • It is becoming impossible to ignore the parallels with 1992: WaqarLONDON (AFP) – Former captain Waqar Younis says it is becoming “impossible to ignore” the parallels between Pakistan s World Cup resurgence and their 1992 triumph.
  • Pakistan s chances of reaching the last four have been helped by England s defeats to Sri Lanka and Australia.
  • READ MORE: 1992 all over again as Pakistan take identical World Cup path”It s moving in the direction that they might qualify and, if it does, that would be something very special if they could win the World Cup,” said Waqar.
  • But he is hoping for a repeat of the scenes of joy witnessed when the team returned victorious to Pakistan, for a nation that has seen little international cricket since Sri Lanka s team bus was attacked in 2009.
  • “It was heartbreaking, especially when we won,” said Waqar of missing the 1992 World Cup.


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