Indian Premier League: Irfan Pathan eager to perform well in pursuit of 2015 Cricket World Cup berth

In his bid to get back the elusive seamer all-rounder's slot in the Indian cricket team, Irfan Pathan is expecting that Indian Premier League franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad's think-tank will make him bat up the order.

updated: August 18, 2014 15:13 IST
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New Delhi: It will be a tall order to claw his way back into the Indian side in limited-overs cricket but Irfan Pathan will be aiming to make full use of the chances he will get while representing Sunrisers Hyderabad in the upcoming seventh edition of the Indian Premier League. (Read: You cannot run away from competition, says Irfan Pathan)

In his bit to get back that elusive seamer all-rounder's slot, Irfan is expecting that the Sunrisers' think-tank will make him bat up the order.

"Obviously, the aim is to play the 2015 World Cup. But there will be lot of matches before that and it is the ultimate goal to win my place in the national side back. I hope with VVS Laxman's guidance, it will be a good journey for Sunrisers Hyderabad. One of my expectations is to get a chance to bat higher up the order," Irfan told PTI during an interaction. (Read: Sunrisers Hyderabad appoint Shikhar Dhawan as captain)

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