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First 10-15 overs will be decisive: Malik

Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik believes that the first 10-15 overs of an innings would prove decisive for the teams in the Champions Trophy starting in South Africa from September 22.

Malik told newsmen in Lahore, where he is training for the tournament, that in South Africa the nature of the pitches was such that the first 10-15 overs would set the tone for the match.

“Basically it boils down to the fact how a team copes with the first 10 to 15 overs, ” he said. — PTI

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