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Pakistan capable of breaking its World Cup jinx vs India: Moin Khan

IANS  |  Karachi 

Throwing his weight behind the present "talented" team, former believes the green brigade is capable of breaking its jinx against when the arch rivals clash in the upcoming 50-over at on June 16.

Of the six times the two sides have clashed in World Cups till now, have always come out victorious against their neighbours.

"This present team is very capable of recording a first win over in a because there is talent, there is depth and variety and has now gelled the squad well," Moin said on GTV News channel on Tuesday.

"I say this because our boys beat them (India) in two years back and I just feel that in English conditions in June we have better bowlers," the 47-year-old cited the logic behind his statement.

Moin also backed the Board's decision to have a three-week training camp in England before the prestigious event, saying it would help the players in acclimatising to English conditions.

"has been one team which has done well in England in the last many years and in May-June the weather can be unpredictable and there is moisture in the pitches," said Moin.

Meanwhile, Moin also supported the PCB decision to appoint as in Significantly, Sarfaraz is serving a four-ODI ban for his racist comments in a game against recently.

"I have seen Sarfaraz lead the team and I know since he was a junior and I have captained and coached him and I can tell you there is no better person to lead the Pakistan team than him now," Moin explained.

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First Published: Wed, February 13 2019. 16:00 IST
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