Recently a statement of Pakistani fast bowler Haris Rauf has come out regarding the IND vs PAK match. Its video is going quite viral.
India had given a one-sided defeat to Pakistan in the Super-4 stage of the Asia Cup. Players of Pakistani team also got injured in this match. Which also includes fast bowler Haris Rauf. Recently a video of Haris is going viral. In which he is saying about the India-Pakistan conflict that this is cricket, not a war, should I fight?
During a press conference at an event in Pakistan, Haris Rauf was asked that, “Now in India-Pak matches, the aggression which earlier fast bowlers used to do is not seen like before.” On this question, Rauf said, “So why should I fight with them, they are playing cricket, there is a little war going on. There is definitely aggression. Whether others believe it or not, we believe that we are the best team. We will give our best. We don’t care whether people believe you or not.”
Fast bowlers Naseem Shah and Haris Rauf were injured in the India vs Pakistan match played in the Super-4 stage of the Asia Cup. After this, both the bowlers were not included in the match against Sri Lanka. While declaring the World Team, Naseem has not been included in it, whereas Haris is a part of the team. During this, when Haris was asked about his fitness, he said, “I am absolutely fine.”
India and Pakistan will now face each other in the World Cup. In the ICC World Cup, which is going to be hosted by India starting from October 5, the match between India and Pakistan is to be played on October 14, which will be held in Ahmedabad. Before this, both the teams had faced each other twice in the Asia Cup. However, their first match in the tournament was washed out due to rain. Whereas in the second match, India defeated Pakistan by a huge margin of 228 runs. Virat Kohli (122*) and KL Rahul (111*) scored centuries in this match.