"To be honest, I give respect to skills of bowlers but to say that I have contest with any particular bowler isn't the right thing".
"I wouldn't go in with a negative mindset of playing dot balls against him. If I couldn't play well, I will lose my wicket".
The broadcaster could also look at compensating advertisers for washed-out matches by giving them ad spots on other India matches or matches of significance such as semi-finals, said a senior executive with a media buying firm. While they should get ideal facilities so that they can focus on the job at hand - win matches and lift the trophy - the peripheral issues are one too many.
"Yes, the equipment that is there in the team hotels aren't adequate and the boys have been training in private gyms because they meet the needs of the cricketers and the fitness work that the boys put in while preparing for a game", the source said. Mani said Pakistan was trying to bring back worldwide cricket to the country and its first priority would be to have matches in Pakistan. "Pakistan vs India is always an exciting match as everyone has eyes on this game", he said.
Long before the advent of big-hitters in Twenty20 cricket, India batsman Ajay Jadeja took Pakistan speedster Waqar Younis to the cleaners in a 1996 quarter-final in Bangalore. We can't get too emotional or too over excited with any occasion that we play in.
Countering this, an Indian fan uploaded an advertisement to keep the banter going ahead of the much-anticipated clash. You can't expect the fans to think in a professional manner, focusing on each ball. "We will assess our performance and then we will plan", he said.
"I'm telling our players in the dressing room, you could be a hero tomorrow, " Arthur said. I mean, in a World Cup we'll have full stadiums in every game.
"It's about going into the park as the Indian cricket team and taking on whichever team there is in front of us".
It's the mini-title game of the World Cup group stage for more than 1 billion people in two cricket-crazed countries - the nuclear-armed neighbors India and Pakistan.
The India-Pakistan clash will be watched by a vast global audience and Babar insists the pressure will spur his unpredictable team to produce their best.
Mohammad Amir will lead the Pakistan bowling attack, coming off a five-for against Australia.
"The funniest, there have been many amusing moments".
India responded by comprehensively winning both their head-to-head encounters at last year's Asia Cup. The former Indian skipper has won many hearts both on and off the field.
"It was involving Shahid Afridi and Wahab. If the game doesn't start tomorrow because of this, I don't think the ICC should be giving European Central Bank money". He has the skill to make the most of this opportunity, but he needs to play in his natural positive manner, setting aside any self-doubt from his failures as an opener in England previous year.