T20 World Cup 2021: Pakistan is considering KL Rahul as a big threat
As the war of India and Pakistan in T20 World Cup 2021 is approaching, a different pressure is building on both the teams. In the T20 World Cup, Pakistan’s batting coach Matthew Hayden has admitted this. According to Hayden, there is pressure on Pakistani captain Babar Azam and his eyes are on KL Rahul and Rishabh Pant. Matthew Hayden has said that leadership will play a key role during the much-awaited T20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan in Dubai on Sunday.
Hayden, who is working as a batting consultant with the Pakistan team, said that the margin of error in this big match will be very less, so leadership will play an important role in the outcome of the match. Hayden cited the example of Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Eoin Morgan who led their own Indian Premier League franchises with success even though their individual performances were not up to the mark.
Good captaincy will win the team match-haden
Talking to the media, Hayden said, “The individual performances of Hayden and Morgan were not as good as their past figures suggest, but the way they led their players and molded themselves, they helped their teams to the IPL finals in UAE conditions.” Played an important role in delivering. “I think leadership will be important in the upcoming matches because in the UAE conditions, the scope for error will be very less and the conditions will not be easy there,” he said. Hayden said that Pakistan captain Babar Azam will have to play a role in this match as captain and opening batsman. “There will be extra pressure on him as captain and as a batsman because he will be targeted and everyone will try to dominate him. Babar will have to play his role of batsman and captain.
KL Rahul-Rishabh Pant are a big threat – Hayden
Hayden, who has been a close watcher of Indian cricket for the past few years, believes that the biggest threats to Pakistan will be Lokesh Rahul and Rishabh Pant. He said, ‘I have seen Lokesh Rahul making progress and he will be a big threat to Pakistan. I have seen Rahul from the early days. I have seen his struggle and his dominance in the shorter formats. Hayden said, ‘I have also seen Rishabh Pant, how he destroys the bowling attack.’
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