Asian Bradman sees Pakistan winning ICC CWC 2023 final, if beats India.

ISLAMABAD -- Asian Bradman Zaheer Abbas has predicted that Pakistan would win the final of the 2023 ICC Men's Cricket World Cup, if Green-shirts outplay India in Saturday's encounter of the mega tournament.

Abbas, who was awarded the Pride of Performance Award in 1971, believes the team which would control it's nerves in the game will win the Pakistan-India match.

'The world awaits to witness the Pakistan-India World Cup encounter and both teams are playing very well in the tournament, but the team which will control its nerves in the game will win,' he said while talking in reporter's live ICC World Cup 2023 transmission.

Pakistan downed The Netherlands by 81 runs in their opener of the World Cup while beat Sri Lanka by six wickets in the second game.

Abbas, who was inducted in ICC Cricket Hall of Fame in 2020, said he hopes Pakistan plays well on the day and win the game. 'I hope and pray Pakistan wins the game against India,' he said.

Speaking about Skipper Babar Azam, who didn't performed well in the last two matches against Netherlands (scored 5 runs) and Sri Lanka (scored 10 runs), he said he hoped Babar would perform very well in the game against India. 'This is the right time for him to prove his mettle and...

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