Facing India would have been nice Younis

Facing India would have been nice Younis

By: || Updated: 01 Jan 1970 12:00 AM

After almost a year the chance was there to settle the score against
arch rivals India. But Pakistan failed to capitalize even after posting a
mammoth 329 runs on the board in the group league match of Asia Cup.

Veteran Pakistan batsman Younis Khan said he would have liked if India had
made it to the finals. "It would have been nice if we had to play against
India but Bangladesh will be a strong opposition too," said Younis.

Younis feels Bangladesh is chasing well in the tournament and playing as a
team. "Their strength is chasing and we might bat second if Pakistan win
the toss," confirmed the middle order batsman. "Bangladesh team is giving
hundred per cent and the final might go to the wires," feels Younis.

"Bangladesh have nothing to lose and will be competitive but it would have
been a different feeling if India was there," Younis repeated.

On paper Bangladesh might be the weaker side but the Pakistani middle
order batsman feels it won't be easy. "They are playing aggressive cricket
and their body language have changed to positive," said Younis Khan.

Saeed Ajmal is in discussion for the last couple of days for his
controversial action but Younis feels these issues shouldn't bother the
international cricketers. The Pak batsman continued, "This is not the
first time this has happened, even in last England series there was report
against him and this kind of incidents shouldn't bother the international

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