Asia Cup: We showed we can chase totals, says Afghanistan captain Nabi

The twin triumphes made sure Afghanistan ended up being the first string to receive the Super 4

Afghanistan captain Mohammad Nabi is happy that his group has actually lastly taken care of to drop the tag of changability and also really hopes that they can proceed in the exact same capillary.

Afghanistan, among one of the most amazing groups in globe cricket, have actually been understood to be uncertain, specifically when going after targets.

Yet in the continuous DP Globe Asia Mug, Mohammad Nabi’s side went after on both the events and also they appeared trumps versus both Sri Lanka in the competition opener in Dubai and also their 2nd Team B video game versus Bangladesh in Sharjah.

They beat Sri Lanka adequately by 8 gates and also with 59 spheres to extra and after that scratched a seven-wicket sway Bangladesh, with 9 spheres continuing to be.

The twin triumphes made sure Afghanistan ended up being the first string to receive the Super 4.

” As a group, in this Asia Mug, we are revealing that Afghanistan have top quality batsmen, top quality bowlers and also top quality fielders,” Nabi claimed.

” In these 2 video games we revealed we can chase after total amounts. Previously, the resistance utilized to claim that Afghanistan can not chase after. Yet we were fairly great (in both goes after), were not under stress and also had correct equilibrium. And also with any luck, we succeed in the following round versus large groups,” he included.

Afghanistan are anticipated to tackle India and also Pakistan in the Super 4 yet Nabi claimed that they are not concentrating on any type of particular resistance yet simply aiming to play great cricket.

” We are not targeting any individual, we are simply playing correct cricket,” claimed the 37-year-old.

Knowledge of the problems

Afghanistan have actually on a regular basis played in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and also Sharjah with Sharjah working as their residence ground a years or two earlier. And also Nabi claimed experience of the problems has actually aided them in their project up until now.

” From the last 15 years, a lot of the moments we have actually played in Dubai and also Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, we understand the problems much better,” Nabi claimed.

” Often, in Sharjah, a reduced overall is difficult to chase after, that’s why in a reduced chase, the batsmen really did not discard very early gates and also at the end we targeted the bowlers and also won the video game,” he included.

Afghanistan are presently trained by previous England batsman Jonathan Trott with previous Pakistan pacer Umar Gul signing up with the set up as bowling instructor.

At the same time, Bangladesh batsman Mosaddek Hossain, claimed that Afghanistan has among the very best spin assaults worldwide.

” Afghanistan has among the very best spin assaults worldwide. When you take that right into account, we do not have a huge rewriter. We do not have a wrist rewriter. We are all received rewriters. We really did not shed this ready not selecting sufficient rewriters. It was hard to strike the round off a tough size. It had not been incorrect to have fun with 3 seamers. I assume it was great sufficient for us to press them as we protected an overall like 127,” Hossain claimed.

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