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UK: Minnows Afghanistan prepare for 'very tough' Indian team in Cricket World Cup

United Kingdom, Southampton
June 21, 2019 at 16:41 GMT +00:00 · Published

Afghanistan's out of form cricket team stepped out for an intense practice session in Southampton on Friday ahead of their game against tournament favourites India in the currently underway ICC Cricket World Cup.

Speaking to reporters after the training session, Afghanistan skipper Gulbadin Naib confessed that "India is not like an easy side" adding that "they're not giving us anything, they will be coming very hard."

Niab also supported his star-bowler Rashid Khan who went for World Cup's worst bowling figures against England in their 110-runs defeat in their last game, saying "I think he's one of the strongest mind players now, so he learns everything very quickly. He learns also from mistakes".

Indian all-rounder Vijay Shankar in turn said "It's not about against whom we're playing. I think it's about how we play as individuals" when asked if India will let down their guard against minnows Afghanistan.

Indian take on Afghanistan in Southampton on Saturday, June 22.

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Afghanistan's out of form cricket team stepped out for an intense practice session in Southampton on Friday ahead of their game against tournament favourites India in the currently underway ICC Cricket World Cup.

Speaking to reporters after the training session, Afghanistan skipper Gulbadin Naib confessed that "India is not like an easy side" adding that "they're not giving us anything, they will be coming very hard."

Niab also supported his star-bowler Rashid Khan who went for World Cup's worst bowling figures against England in their 110-runs defeat in their last game, saying "I think he's one of the strongest mind players now, so he learns everything very quickly. He learns also from mistakes".

Indian all-rounder Vijay Shankar in turn said "It's not about against whom we're playing. I think it's about how we play as individuals" when asked if India will let down their guard against minnows Afghanistan.

Indian take on Afghanistan in Southampton on Saturday, June 22.

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