India have gained the final two editions of the Asia Cup.© AFP
Former Pakistan captain feels India are the favourites to win the upcoming Asia Cup, ranging from August 27 within the UAE. India will tackle Pakistan of their first match of the Asia Cup on August 28 in Dubai. Notably, India have gained the final two editions of the Asia Cup with out fielding their first-choice staff. Whereas analysing India’s probabilities of successful the Asia Cup, Butt stated that the staff has an enormous pool of gamers, which makes them favourites to defend their crown within the UAE.
“Sure, they will win the Asia Cup. Do they lack Vitamin C (laughs). The kind of cricket they’re enjoying, the pool of gamers they’ve, folks will think about them as favourites,” Butt stated in a video uploaded on his YouTube channel.
Nevertheless, Butt feels that Pakistan can beat any staff on their day, additionally labelling Afghanistan because the “darkish horse”.
“However then there’s Pakistan, who can beat any staff on their day. Afghanistan are the darkish horse as they will get bowled out simply however may also do the identical to different groups,” Butt added.
Earlier, it was confirmed that Asia Cup will probably be hosted by Sri Lanka within the UAE. The match was moved out of Sri Lanka on account of ongoing financial disaster.
The primary match will function the six groups divided into two teams of three groups.
India are in a Group A alongside Pakistan, whereas the ultimate spot will probably be taken by the qualifier.
In Group, Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka will combat it out for a spot within the Tremendous 4.
This yr’s Asia Cup will probably be performed in T20 format.
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