Asia Cup 2014: Muhammad Hafeez hopeful for good results

Team green to meet continental counterparts in Bangladesh to defend their title.

Ferya Ilyas February 19, 2014
An Express News screengrab showing Muhammad Hafeez during the media talk.

LAHORE: Expressing satisfaction over the team selected for the upcoming Asia Cup, T20 captain Muhammad Hafeez said the national squad was in an excellent shape to achieve good results.

Hafeez was speaking to the media in Lahore where a training camp was set up for the national team.

Team green will be preparing for the Asia Cup where they will meet their continental counterparts from February 25 onwards in Bangladesh to defend their title.

With good fast bowlers and spinners on the team, Hafeez said Pakistan has a great bowling attack.

Speaking about playing away from home, the all-rounder said that the pitches in Bangladesh were similar to those in Pakistan and that the team will perform well.

Asia Cup team

Misbahul Haq (captain), Mohammad Hafeez, Ahmed Shehzad, Sharjeel Khan, Shahid Afridi, Umar Akmal, Sohaib Maqsood, Fawad Alam, Saeed Ajmal, Abdur Rehman, Junaid Khan, Umar Gul, Anwar Ali, Bilawal Bhatti, Mohammad Talha

Below is the schedule of the Asia Cup tournament.

February 25

Pakistan v Sri Lanka

February 26

Bangladesh v India

February 27

Afghanistan v Pakistan

February 28

India v Sri Lanka

March 1

Bangladesh v Afghanistan

March 2

India v Pakistan

March 3

Afghanistan v Sri Lanka

March 4

Bangladesh v Pakistan

March 5

Afghanistan v India

March 6

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka

March 8



Ch. Allah Daad | 7 years ago | Reply

Very sensible statement from Professor. Hope Pakistani players stay focused and make no political comments.

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