During a recent press conference, Shadab Khan, the vice-captain of the Pakistan cricket team, discussed various aspects of their preparations for the upcoming tournament in India.
Shadab Khan mentioned that he had not been in the best form recently but felt mentally refreshed after taking some rest. This break had brought about positive changes in his mindset.
Shadab Khan expressed his appreciation for the warm welcome they received upon arriving in India. He acknowledged that their performance in the Asia Cup had not been up to par, but emphasized that cricket provides an opportunity to learn from mistakes and improve. The team had used their break wisely to regroup and refocus.
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He highlighted the importance of the mental aspect in cricket, stating that a relaxed mental state leads to better decision-making on the field.
Shadab Khan noted that the conditions in India were similar to those in Pakistan, and they had played on a flat wicket in a warm-up match, though they expected a clearer picture of the conditions in the upcoming matches.
Shadab Khan admitted that he had not been in good form recently but expressed his determination to perform better in the future. He mentioned a potential change in his batting position and emphasized his commitment to doing whatever benefits the team.
Furthermore, Shadab Khan acknowledged the high expectations placed on players when they become stars and emphasized the significance of the World Cup as a platform to achieve superstar status. He aspired to make a mark in the tournament and become a cricket superstar through his performance.