T20 World Cup 2024: ‘What’s the point of reaching the final…?’ – Wasim Akram’s funny joke about India World Cup-bound players missing the IPL final

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Wasim Akram believes that Kolkata Knight Riders winning the IPL 2024 title is a good thing for India. He also spoke about the Indian team ahead of the ICC T20 World Cup 2024.

According to Wasim Akram, none of the finalists had any Indian player to be part of the ICC T20 World Cup 2024. Rohit Sharma will lead India in the ICC T20 World Cup 2024. India is scheduled to participate in the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 in June . .

The IPL 2024 final was scheduled for May 26. Therefore, there were concerns that Indian players would get tired if they went to the United States just five days before the tournament.

None of the Indian players will say they are tired: Wasim Akram mocks the Indian team

During a chat with Sportskeeda, former Pakistan pacer Wasim Akram said that it is a blessing for the Indian team that no player has been a member of the Indian team that participated in the World Cup and reached the final of IPL 2024.

“Well, now at least none of them will have to say they are tired. They were thinking about the future, what’s the point of reaching the final? India is more important, we will play that country. But it could be a blessing in disguise of India,” he said.

Akram also pointed out that during a programme, some Pakistan experts discussed that due to IPL 2024, some Indian players might be tired during their clash with Pakistan in the league.

“We talked on the previous show that I was worried that they might be tired, and they certainly will be. Even the United States is not their path. I think Pakistan’s first game is Dallas, if I remember correctly,” he said.

Now they will go to play there, one or two practice games. Everything will be fine, I support him.bear It’s T20, the boys will recover, nowadays the level of fitness is very high,” he added.

Notably, there were no Indian players in Sunrisers Hyderabad or Kolkata Knight Riders as part of the T20 World Cup. Rinku Singh was the only player who was part of the Indian team. However, he is a substitute player.

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India will face Pakistan on June 6

The ICC T20 World Cup 2024 begins on Saturday, June 1 in the West Indies and the United States. India will take on Ireland in their opening match on June 5. They will then face Pakistan on Sunday, June 9.

The clash between India and Pakistan will be an exciting match to pay attention to. Pakistan defeated India in the ICC T20 World Cup 2021. In the World Cup 2022, the men in green gave a big surprise to the Indian team by sending them to 30-4 during the chase.

However, Virat Kohli helped the Indian team win the title and it was one of the most exciting matches for the team. Now, the fight between India and Pakistan is ready to reach the United States.

Meanwhile, Kolkata Knight Riders beat Sunrisers Hyderabad in the final of IPL 2024.