Wasim Akram asks Green Shirts to take similarities of 92 World Cup as 'motivating factor'

12:37 AM | 27 Jun, 2019
Wasim Akram asks Green Shirts to take similarities of 92 World Cup as 'motivating factor'
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BIRMINGHAM - Pakistan’s former captain Wasim Akram feels that the similarities between 1992 and 2019 World Cup for Pakistan can be a motivating factor for Pakistan team in their campaign for the cricket’s pinnacle in England.

A series of similarities between 1992 – when Pakistan won the World Cup under the captaincy of Imran Khan - and 2019 World Cup are being discussed giving many a hope that Pakistan will do what it did 27 years ago – winning the World Cup title, he said talking to a private news channel.

Wasim said the developments now is reminding him of the situation he faced 27 years ago.

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“It was same, the same sequence of results and then we wanted Australia to win its game and then to beat New Zealand – who was unbeaten then too, a lot of similarities, I hope results are also similar now,” he said.

“I am not sure if players are following all these talks but this should motivate them,” the former captain added.