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Salaam Cricket 2019: India’s bowling attack better than Pakistan, says Younis Khan

first_imgSalaam Cricket 2019: India’s bowling attack better than Pakistan, says Younis KhanSalaam Cricket 2019: Younis Khan said Jasprit Bumrah has the potential to become the most successful bowler in the 2019 Cricket World Cup.advertisement India Today Web Desk LondonJune 2, 2019UPDATED: June 2, 2019 20:26 IST Pakistan great Younis Khan said India have a better bowling attack than Pakistan at 2019 World Cup (India Today Photo)HIGHLIGHTSBumrah can surely be the most successful bowler in the 2019 World Cup: Younis KhanYounis Khan was part of the star-studded guest list at Salaam Cricket 2019Younis Khan expects bowlers to win India quite a few matches at World CupPakistan legend Younis Khan said India’s bowling attack is better than Pakistan’s in the 2019 Cricket World Cup. The two arch-rivals will play each other on June 16 at Manchester.Over the years, India have defeated Pakistan on all 6 occasions in World Cup history. This year, India are being considered overwhelming favourites in the tournament – the likes of Harbhajan Singh and R Ashwin feel Pakistan will stand no chance against India two weeks from now.India have traditionally had a better batting line-up than Pakistan. In recent years, as it stands, India boast of a far better bowling attack than Pakistan.At Salaam Cricket 2019, Younis Khan agreed that India’s bowling attack is much more balanced than Pakistan’s.”India have a better bowling attack than Pakistan. 3 to 4 of their pacers can bowl over 140, 145+ kmph. India also have quality spinners. Bowlers will win you 60 to 70 percent matches.”Bumrah can surely be the most successful bowler in the 2019 World Cup. He is a specialist bowler across formats,” he said.Earlier in the day on Salaam Cricket 2019, Harbhajan Singh even said the India vs England match was going to be much bigger than the India vs Pakistan match.”India vs Pakistan is not as big as India vs England. Maybe from the media perspective, India vs Pakistan is more hyped up. But from a cricketing aspect, India vs England is more important. India can beat this Pakistan team 9 and a half times out of 10 times,” Harbhajan Singh said.However, former Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq, who has been part of some riveting India-Pakistan contests in the past, said anything can happen in India-Pakistan clashes in the World Cup.advertisement”Logically, Bhajji is right but Pakistan is a dangerous team. In cricket, you cannot say anything. This Pakistan team is capable. There was a collapse in the last match. India have a better chance. As he said, India and England are the two favourites.”Given the rivalry, intensity… You never know what can happen in World Cups. Pakistan were strong in the 1990s yet India would win every time in World Cups,” Misbah said at Salaam Cricket 2019.Also Read | Salaam Cricket 2019: R Ashwin predicts India vs England World Cup 2019 finalAlso Read | Virat Kohli’s hunger to perform great positive for India at World Cup 2019: Misbah-ul-HaqAlso See:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAkshay Ramesh Tags :Follow Salaam Cricket 2019Follow ICC Cricket World Cup 2019Follow Younis KhanFollow India vs Pakistanlast_img read more

Ethiopia UN official appeals for food aid to help 6 million affected

“The early warning signs of a large-scale humanitarian crisis are already visible…It is obvious to anyone that there has been a massive crop failure,” the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator, Kenzo Oshima, said in Addis Ababa, where he was continuing his two-week tour of Africa. Accompanying him on this leg of the mission are senior officials from the UN World Food Programme (WFP), the European Commission and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).Mr. Oshima, speaking at the launch of a joint UN-Government appeal for 2003, said the best available assessments suggest that more than 10 million people will need relief help next year. “These are indeed dreadful prospects, provoking memories of the terrible visions that were broadcast to the world from the Horn of Africa in the early 1980s,” he said.The Relief Coordinator stressed that swift action must be taken to minimize the drought’s impact and to provide those in need with enough food, water, medicines and other essentials to weather the difficult times. There must also be a broad, multi-sectoral response to the crisis, he added, as well as an emphasis on the greater goals of development and long-term food security for the people of Ethiopia.”Two years ago, famine was averted in the Horn of Africa thanks to fast and early action, effective response and good coordination,” he said. “Nevertheless, overall success was muted by unfortunate suffering and death. We must learn from such past experiences and strive to do better.”Mr. Oshima is scheduled to conclude his mission to Ethiopia tomorrow and then fly to Asmara, Eritrea, to get a first-hand look at the effects of drought in that country.Meanwhile over the weekend in the Sudan, the government lifted a flight ban over the southern part of the country, enabling the resumption of aid activities on the ground in those areas. Last week during his trip to Khartoum, Mr. Oshima held talks with Sudanese authorities in an effort to get them to lift the flight restrictions.The UN’s Operation Lifeline Sudan noted, however, the continued use of other restrictions, and called for all parties to recognize the principle of unhindered access to those in need. read more