Will develop ‘best’ Pakistan cricket team before next World Cup: Imran Khan

first_imgWill develop ‘best’ Pakistan cricket team before next World Cup: Imran KhanPakistan have won five games out of the eight matches with one game being a washout in World Cup 2019. They suffered heavy defeats at the hands India, Australia and the West Indies, which spoiled their net run rate.advertisement Indo-Asian News Service WashingtonJuly 22, 2019UPDATED: July 22, 2019 16:34 IST Pakistan were knocked out in the group stage of the 2019 World Cup. (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSPakistan were knocked out in the group stage of the 2019 World CupSarfaraz Ahmed’s men finished fifth in the points table — at equal points (11) with New ZealandPakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is currently on a three-day visit to the USImran Khan, former Pakistan skipper and current Prime Minister, has said that he is working on a plan to develop “best cricket team of the world” following the dismal performance of the Men in Green in the recently concluded World Cup in England and Wales.Pakistan were knocked out in the group stage of the 2019 World Cup. Sarfaraz Ahmed’s men finished fifth in the points table — at equal points (11) with New Zealand after the round-robin stage. However, the Black Caps qualified as the fourth team for the semifinals owing to better net run rate.”After the World Cup, I have decided that I will improve this Pakistan team. I am going to reform Pakistan cricket,” said Imran while addressing a gathering of Pakistani-Americans at Capital One Arena in downtown Washington DC on Sunday.”There have been a lot of disappointments. Hopefully, in the next World Cup, you will see a very professional, best Pakistan team. Remember my words,” he added.He, however, did not divulge the details about his plans for reforming Pakistan cricket.The Pakistan Prime Minister is currently on a three-day visit to the US.Also Read | Navdeep Saini, fast and furious, set to make his mark on the big stageAlso Read | Didn’t want to feel the pain and regret of losing another final: Jos ButtlerAlso See:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted bySaurabh Kumar Tags :Follow Pakistan cricket teamFollow Imran KhanFollow World Cup 2019last_img