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Sohail Tanvir compares T20 to tape ball cricket.

Veteran cricketer Sohail Tanvir has compared the T20 format to tape ball cricket, a variation of the sport played on the country’s streets.

“T20 and tape ball cricket are quite similar in that a hitter must work hard to score as many runs as possible against bowlers.” “Playing tape ball cricket has helped me a lot in strengthening my bowling in the T20 format since I learned to bowl numerous variations to fool hitters,” the southpaw said of the Kashmir Premier League to Geo News (KPL).

Tanvir will play for Muzaffarabad Tigers in the second season of the KPL and is looking forward to the competition”I no longer play international cricket but like competing in domestic games. I am fully healthy and eager to lift the inaugural title for Muzaffarabad Tigers in the KPL “Tanvir spoke about the event, which will be held from August 13 to 25 at Muzaffarabad Cricket Stadium.

The southpaw also mentioned the Pakistan Super League (PSL), calling it the second finest T20 league in the world after the Indian Premier League.”No doubt, the IPL is the most lucrative league in terms of money, but overseas players and coaches rank the PSL second to the IPL in terms of cricket quality,” Tanvir explained.

The left-arm bowler also discussed his experiences playing high-voltage India and Pakistan matches, noting that every international match has a certain level of intensity, but “there is an extra strain while playing against India.” “However, playing against India is a great opportunity for Pakistani cricketers to shine.”

A single match-winning performance against India is all it takes for a Pakistani cricketer to become a hero in no time “Tanvir explained. Tanvir believes Pakistan would be the favourites versus India in the Asia Cup and World Cup.

“There was a mental barrier that became a reason for Pakistan’s recurrent failures versus India in ICC events.” However, Pakistan has won more matches against India overall. “Pakistan can beat India in both the Asia Cup and the T20 World Cup,” said the left-arm pacer.

Shedding light on the ongoing argument regarding the fate of the 50-overs format due to an increase in T20 leagues around the world, the all-rounder says T20 cricket is swiftly transforming the sport, but he would like to play all three formats.

“In an era when back-to-back cricket is planned around the world, it is challenging for players to manage their workload and play all three formats. Cricket is now more of a business, with every cricket board looking to make money, and T20 cricket is the most profitable format in this regard “Tanvir stated.