ICC T20 World Cup 2012: Win over India big morale booster, says Mohammad Hafeez

Mohammad Hafeez said the bowlers tried hard, but things didn’t work out for them today AFP

Colombo: Sep 17, 2012

Pakistan captain Mohammad Hafeez said that Monday’s win over India in the World T20 would give his side a morale booster for the main tournament.

“The way the boys approached the chase was very positive. We knew if India could post that total, we could get it if we worked hard. Kamran Akmal was exceptional,” said Hafeez.

“We won the series against Australia in the UAE before coming here. Now we have beaten India in practice match, this will give us the momentum and boost in the proper tournament,” he said.

Hafeez also praised Shoaib Malik for his performance and supporting Akmal in the chase.

“That is what experience is all about. The experience of Malik was also the key. He supported Kamran really well.

The bowlers tried hard, but things didn’t work out for them today.”(PTI)

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