12 similarities between Pakistan’s 1992 and 2015 World Cup squad that will blow your mind!
Here are some of the similarities between Pakistan’s 1992 and 2015 World Cup squad that most of us are not aware of:
1992: Australia- New Zealand
2015: Australia- New Zealand
Imran Khan Niazi of Mianwali (1992)
Misbahul Haq Niazi of Mianwali (2015)
3. Captain’s injury
In 1992, Pakistan’s captain, Imran Khan entered the tournament with an injury.
In 2015, Misbahul Haq has also sustained an injury just before the World Cup.
4. Surprise all-rounder
Ijaz Ahmed (1992)
Haris Sohail (2015)
5. Opener who can also bowl
Amir Sohail (1992)
Mohammad Hafeez (2015)
6. Two leg-spinners in the squad
Mushtaq Ahmed and Iqbal Sikander (1992)
7. Middle-order batsman
Inzamamul Haq, Multan (1992)
Sohaib Maqsood, Multan (2015)
8. Aggressive middle-order batsman
Salim Malik, Lahore (1992)
Umar Akmal, Lahore (2015)
9. Opening batsman
Rameez Raja, Lahore (1992)
Ahmed Shehzad, Lahore (2015)
10. Wicket-keeper who loves to sweep
Moin Khan, Karachi (1992)
Sarfraz Ahmed, Karachi (2015)
11. Experienced middle-order batsman
Javed Miandad, Karachi (1992)
Younus Khan, Karachi (2015)
12. Left-arm fast bowling leader of the bowling attack
Wasim Akram (1992)
Mohammad Irfan (2015)
With these similarities all we can do is hope that the outcome is the same too. Good luck team green!
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