Monday, September 26, 2022

English cricketer Mark Wood has never seen an enthusiastic crowd like Karachi anywhere else


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England fast bowler Mark Wood says that he tried to learn how to bowl by watching Pakistani bowlers Haris Rauf and Mohammad Hasnain. The strategy was to adopt.

Fast bowler Mark Wood, who played an important role in England’s 63-run win over Pakistan in the third T20I, said in Geo News’ ‘Game Changer’ segment that he has never seen a crowd as passionate as Karachi anywhere else.

Mark Wood guided three Pakistan batsmen, including Babar Azam and Hyder Ali, to the pavilion and was instrumental in England’s defense of 221 runs.

He said that the wicket helped, but he also watched the Pakistani bowlers, how they were doing their work. He said that he was a fan of Haris Rauf and also liked Hasnain. What are you doing and tried to take wickets by bowling the fastest.

The 32-year-old fast bowler, who was playing his first international match after six months, said that the England team had remembered that Pakistan had crossed the big target in a big way a day earlier, so they adopted a different strategy this time.

When asked what was England’s strategy, he said that the plan was to play aggressive cricket and to play a different game than the one planned a day earlier.

He further said that a day ago we did not send bouncers, we did not come around the wicket, we did not try the field positions, this time we made a plan to do something different. Babar Azam and Rizwan are great players, they played brilliantly the other day, we tried to do something different now to get some help and luckily that’s what happened.

To a question, Mark Wood praised the fans at the National Stadium Karachi and said that he had never seen such an enthusiastic, noisy crowd, there was a great atmosphere. He also praised the hospitality of Pakistan, when asked When asked if he got a chance to eat traditional dishes of Pakistan, he said that he liked the dal here very much.

Mark Wood further said that Moeen Ali told him two Urdu words, one is ok and the other is how to be? Don’t know their meaning but hopefully will learn the word soon.

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