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ICC World T20 2014: India’s batting order strongest, says Sohail Tanvir

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Sohail Tanvir bowling to Virat Kohli (left) will be a battle to watch out for in the World T20 opener © AFP

Dhaka: Mar 15, 2014

Pakistan seamer Sohail Tanvir, who made his debut against India at ICC World T20 2007 tournament, believes India will have the strongest batting line-up.

“With the inclusion of MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina and Yuvraj Singh, India are I think the strongest batting line-up. But then again, it’s not a game of big names, it depends on how you perform on a given day,” he said.

“I have played with a lot of Indian players. I shared a dressing room with [Ravichandran] Ashwin and Yuvi [Yuvraj]. They are good friends off the field. The tension or the hot gestures that you used to see are still like that, it hasn’t changed over the last 10-15 years, but off the field we are good friends,” said Tanvir, who had played in the Indian Premier League (IPL) for Rajasthan Royals.

ICC World T20 2014 schedule: Match time table with venue details

South Africa tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Jul 24, 2014 (10:00 IST)   at Colombo

Afghanistan tour of Zimbabwe, 2014

Jul 24, 2014 (12:30 IST)   at Bulawayo

India tour of England 2014

Jul 27, 2014 (15:30 IST)   at Southampton

Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Aug 6, 2014 (10:00 IST)   at Galle

India tour of England 2014

Aug 7, 2014 (15:30 IST)   at Manchester

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Afghanistan tour of Zimbabwe, 2014

Jul 22, 2014  at Bulawayo

Afghanistan won by 2 wkts

Afghanistan tour of Zimbabwe, 2014

Jul 20, 2014  at Bulawayo

Zimbabwe won by 8 wkts

Afghanistan tour of Zimbabwe, 2014

Jul 18, 2014  at Bulawayo

Zimbabwe won by 6 wkts

India tour of England 2014

Jul 17, 2014  at London

India won by 95 runs

South Africa tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Jul 16, 2014  at Galle

South Africa won by 153 runs

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