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‘We will show in next T-20 World Cup how we are better’

A K Azad : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2019-07-20 8:47:23 PM     ||     Updated: 2019-07-21 1:44:18 PM

Sports Desk: Afghanistan's new captain Rashid Khan said that the team will show in the upcoming T-20 World Cup how they are better.

He said this while giving an interview with ESPNcricinfo.

When he was asked, “Keeping 2023 ODI World Cup as a goal what do Afghanistan need to put in place,” Rashid Khan said, “That is something that is a very big challenge for us. As I said, we have the skills and talent, but we need to improve. We need to know how to play against the big teams and what should be the proper preparation against them. As we saw, we were struggling in this World Cup. (But) I think the 2023 World Cup, it's a little bit far. The focus and target right now is the Twenty20 World Cup in Australia. We will show how we are better, and show how we can do better compared to the last World Cup. We just need to keep improving and bringing down the number of mistakes we have done in the past. In T20s specially, we have the ability and we have the best team (that we can have).

And for 2023 (World Cup) we should know that from hereon, there should be proper preparation for 50 overs. The more we play against the top teams, the better we will be. So looking forward to more games and series with the big teams.”

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