T20 World Cup: If India get Babar Azam out early, Pakistan batting line-up can fall like a house of cards, says Monty Panesar

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Cricket News: TimesofIndia.com caught up with Panesar, who played 50 Tests, 26 ODIs and one T20I in his career between 2006 and 2013, to talk about India's title ch
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NEW DELHI: Former England spinner Monty Panesar feels India medium pacer Shardul Thakur, who has of late emerged as a handy all-rounder, will be captain Virat Kohli 's trump card in the ICC T20 World Cup Panesar feels some opposition teams might consider Thakur as a 'bits and pieces' cricketer, but all-rounder Shardul has all the weapons in his armoury to turn the game on its head.India made one change to their ICC T20 World Cup 2021 squad while submitting their final list, including Shardul and leaving out Axar…
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