ICC World Twenty20: Pakistan players upbeat ahead of tournament opener against India

Pakistan skipper Mohammed Hafeez said the team is confident of their World Twenty20 campaign that starts against India in the tournament opener on Friday at Mirpur.

updated: March 20, 2014 12:13 IST
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Humiliated by South Africa in a warm-up match but Pakistan's cricketers claimed to be in the best of spirits ahead of their marquee clash against India in the World Twenty20 Championship on Friday with skipper Mohammed Hafeez saying that the team has learnt to remain calm in the high-pressure game. (Trouble in Pakistan camp as captain, coach fight over selection)

"It was disappointing the way we lost the match but we were experimenting a bit with the batting order. But it is a wake up call for us and we have a full day to prepare for the big match against India," Hafeez said after the loss to the Proteas during which Pakistan were bowled out for just 71 runs.

India and Pakistan will clash in their World T20 opener.

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