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Imad Wasim backs Pak to stage strong comeback against England

Updated: Aug 29, 2016 21:37 IST      
Imad Wasim backs Pak to stage strong comeback against England

Johannesburg [South Africa], Aug.29 (ANI): After going down 0-2 in the five-match ODI series against England, Pakistan all-rounder Imad Wasim has called on his side to trust themselves and stage a strong comeback when they face the Eoin Morgan-led side in the third match at Trent Bridge on Tuesday.

While admitting that Pakistan consist of some really talented players, the 27-year-old insisted Azhar Ali's team are determined to work hard and show their skills in big matches like tomorrow, Sport24 reported.

The Pakistan all-rounder further warned that the England side would now be even more formidable, especially after the presence of recovered Ben Stokes.

Describing Stokes as a `genuine all-rounder`, Imad said the English bowler is one of the best in the world and that the Morgan-led side would definitely turn stronger in his presence.

Imad, however, believes that Pakistan could pose a tough challenge against England if they put their best foot forward in the upcoming matches.

Pakistan, who recently fell to ninth in the one-day rankings, suffered a 44-run defeat in the opening match at Southampton before slumping to a four-wicket loss in the second ODI at Lord's. (ANI)

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