Always worth watching, always competitive, always a threat. Pakistan are the current ICC Champions Trophy holders and have a special love affair with Cricket World Cup.
Who can forget the immortal ‘lets fight like caged tigers’ speech from Imran Khan before they defeated England in 1992? They play the game as it was meant to be played – fast, aggressive and with huge skill.
Babar Azam is the joint fastest player in history to 1000 one-day runs in just 21 innings, whilst Mohammad Hafeez is ranked as the second best all-rounder in the world. Add in Azhar Ali and Mo Irfan – the huge left-arm quick – and there is more than enough ability to go deep into the tournament again. Their clash with India will be one for the ages. Just watch it go.