Pakistan have lost to India and Zimbabwe in their first two games of Super 12 Group and they believed that they have been eliminated like others. But now, Pakistan have been qualified to Semi-Finals along with India by ending up at second position from Group 2. South Africa, who seemed certain to qualify lost to Netherlands on Sunday and Pakistan won against Bangladesh.
India, on the other hand have topped the group with 8 points and Pakistan is behind them with 6 points. India will play England in Semi-finals at Adelaide Oval and Pakistan will play New Zealand at Sydney. Winners of both the games with play Final at MCG, Melbourne. Pakistan consultant coach, Matthew Hayden, has decided to give an inspiring speech to the team at the dressing room after their qualification has become official.
In the video, released on social media, Matthew Hayden is seen addressing Pakistan team. He told them to play fearless cricket and said that Pakistan is invincible now. He told them that people believed that they got rid of them. He said, “No-one will want to face us right now… They thought they got rid of us. Now they’re not going to get rid of us. We are here.” Even Pakistan captain, Babar Azam had similar views to share and here is the full video for you. The words are inspiring enough to apply them to our regular lives too. Hear to them, once.
"No-one will want to face us right now… They thought they got rid of us. Now they're not going to get rid of us. We are here."@HaydosTweets gives a rousing speech to the Pakistan dressing room 🔥
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