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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.

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Nov 26, 2014 (14:30 IST)   at Colombo

Zimbabwe tour of Bangladesh, 2014

Nov 26, 2014 (12:00 IST)   at Dhaka

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Nov 28, 2014 (05:29 IST)   at Adelaide

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Hong Kong tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Nov 22, 2014  at Dambulla

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