PM Imran gives advice to cricket team ahead of Pak-India World Cup clash

PM Imran gives advice to cricket team ahead of Pak-India World Cup clash

Islamabad (Web Desk): Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday gave his suggestions to the cricket team ahead of Pak-India world cup match at Manchester today (Sunday).

Khan, who led Pakistan to a Cricket World Cup victory in 1992, legend gave his suggestions in a series of messages on Twitter.

The premier wrote that: “When I started my cricketing career I assumed success was 70% talent & 30% mind. By the time I finished playing cricket, I felt it was 50-50 ratio,” adding that “But now I tend to agree with my friend Gavaskar it’s 60% mental strength & 40 % talent. Today role of mind will be more than 60%”.

The former cricket captain, who lifted World Cup trophy for Pakistan, encouraged Pakistani cricket team Captain by stating that “In Sarfaraz we are fortunate to have a bold captain & today he will have to be at his daring best”.

He advised the national cricket team to banish all fears of losing from the mind, adding that fear of losing leads to a negative & defensive strategy.

In his suggestions to team captain, the premier advised that Sarfaraz must win the toss & bat. He also advised that the team should not depend on “Raillu Kattas” and the team should go in with the specialist players.

“Finally, even though India may be the favourites, banish all fear of losing. Just give your best and fight till the last ball. Then accept whatever the result like true sportsmen. The nation's prayers are with all of you. Good Luck,” the PM added.