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Sohail Tanvir expects stiff competition in World Cup 2019
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Sohail Tanvir expects stiff competition in World Cup 2019

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 tournament, unlike many past events, includes a round-robin format where every unit will battle against every other team of the competition. The format and quality of cricket makes it a demanding exercise for any team to consistently triumph in the forthcoming mega-event.

Ahead of the glitzy 50-over tournament, there is a popular narrative revolving in cricketing circles which states that every team carries a strong bunch which cannot be taken lightly. The notion was recently endorsed by Pakistani pacer Sohail Tanvir who believes that there are no minnows participating in this edition of the World Cup.

Highlighting Afghanistan’s victory against Pakistan in the warm-up game, the useful cricketer provided an evidence of his claim. The 34-year old also added that the quality of cricket in the 10-team tournament is expected to be from the top-drawer. Therefore, he advised Pakistan team to be in great shape for the biggest cricket gala.

Moreover, the Rawalpindi born opined that India, Australia, England and New Zealand are likely to make it to the top four. However, Sohail reiterated that any team could dethrone any of the aforementioned side to claim a spot in the semi-finals.