Cricket’s mega event, the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, is fast approaching. Almost all the teams have found their right combination they are going to field in the tournament.
The aim of every team in the World Cup is to field their best players. Some of the teams are still finding it difficult to find their strongest XI. One of the prime example is India, who are still finding it difficult to solve their middle-order crisis.
On the other hand their neighbours Pakistan had a disgraceful 2018 Asia Cup. After that they decided to find their best players for the World Cup. Suddenly it seems that they have found the successful combination.
It seems that Pakistan can now win the tournament for the second time in the history of cricket. This is because the team has shown unprecedented improvement lately. Recently they gave South Africa tough competition in their own backyard despite losing 3-2.
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Here are the four reasons why Pakistan can win the ICC World Cup 2019:
Having good record in tournaments held in England
This time the tournament would be held in England and Wales. The Men in Green would be extremely happy with it as they have a good history in major tournaments held in England. The English conditions lifts the team’s morale and everyone witness some extraordinary performances from them.
Their history in major tournaments held in England is: WC 1999 (Runners-up), T20 WC 2009 (Winners), ICC Champions Trophy 2017 (Winners).
In the 1999 World Cup, the team was unbeaten until the final. There they faced the mighty Australians led by Steve Waugh. So according to history Sarfraz’s men have the potential to repeat the heroics of their 1992 maiden World Cup win.