The ques­tion is pretty clear for Pak­istan: Hafeez

The Pak Banker - - INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS/SPORTS -

Pak­istan cap­tain Mo­ham­mad Hafeez said Satur­day he is pleased archri­val In­dia has se­cured a semi­fi­nal berth at the World Twenty20 be­cause it gives other teams a clear sce­nario of what's needed to join them in the next stage.

"In­dia has played very good cricket so far and it's good they are through and the rest of the teams know what it will take to ad­vance," Hafeez said on the eve of Pak­istan's next Group 2 game against Bangladesh. "The pic­ture is very clear. We have to win ev­ery game to en­ter the semi­fi­nals."

Pak­istan lost to In­dia by seven wick­ets but de­feated Aus­tralia by 16 runs in a high-scor­ing game. It now needs to beat both Bangladesh and the West Indies to ad­vance.

In­dia has won its first three games and is due to play Aus­tralia in the other game on Sun­day. "There's no chance of mak­ing any mis­takes and we're ready for that," Hafeez said. "Our guys showed great char­ac­ter in the last game and we've re­ally trained hard over the last six days and worked on our weak­nesses. I feel the build­ing up for the cru­cial stage of the tour­na­ment has gone off very well."

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