T20 WC: Irfan backs 'brilliant' India to win title

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Published By : Prameya News Bureau | May 31, 2024 IST

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New Delhi, May 31: He was a member of Indian team that won the inaugural edition of ICC Men's T20 World Cup in 2007. He has been vital cog in Team India's success in all three formats for years.

Former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan has shared Indian dressing room with some of the players of the present Indian side including skipper Rohit Sharma. He is confident Rohit led Indian team will make an all-out effort to win the T20 World Cup title this time, after they narrowly missed the ODI World Cup 2023 title.

As the T20 World Cup is set to kick-off from June 2 (IST) in the West Indies and USA, Irfan has expressed confidence that the Men in Blue will "give their hearts and souls" to lift the coveted trophy.

The Rohit Sharma-led side will begin its campaign against Ireland on June 5 at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium in New York.

"Cricket is all about unmatched energy, thrilling moments, and undying passion. With the ICC Men's T20 Cricket World Cup 2024, fans across the country are excited for big sixes, amazing catches, and non-stop cricketing action. Be it a friendly game of gully cricket or a tournament at the world level, the fans' love for cricket is what makes the sport so appealing," Pathan said on Disney+ Hotstar.

"I am thrilled that Disney+ Hotstar is making the tournament available to watch free on mobile, making it even more accessible. We have a brilliant team playing for us and I am confident that they'll give their hearts and souls as we cheer for them."

The ninth edition of the mega event, featuring 20 teams competing across 55 games, will begin with the clash between USA and Canada on June 2 at Grand Prairie Stadium, Dallas, USA.

Like many former Indian players and crorers of fans, Irfan Pathan is also hopeful that India will be able to win the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2024. (With IANS support)

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