The world`s tallest cricketer Mohammad Irfan Tuesday said he could win next year`s World Cup for Pakistan single-handedly after regaining full fitness from a hip bone injury which had sidelined him for six months.
Pakistani captain Misbah-ul-Haq has urged his bowlers to improve their death bowling in the third one-day against Sri Lanka in Sharjah on Sunday and said that they are missing the experience of Mohammad Irfan and Umar Gul in that regard.
In-form Pakistan are seeking to build on their recent thrilling one-day triumph in South Africa when they take on dangerous but rusty Sri Lanka in a five-match series starting in the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday.
In reply to the question "Who is the fiercest fast bowler in the world at the moment?" readers of a cricket website have been virtually unanimous that the South African spearhead Dale Steyn, who is about to do thrilling battle with India`s emerging band of new strokeplayers on our soil, is top of the pile.
Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Irfan has been rested from the team`s short limited-overs tour to South Africa this month to prevent the risk of aggravating a hip injury, the country`s cricket board said on Saturday.