Asia Cup: Pakistan train hard in bid to defend title
The Pakistan cricket team put in the hard yards in their training session ahead of the Asia Cup final against Sri Lanka in Mirpur, Bangladesh on Saturday.
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq his team and support staff members a pep talk ahead of the final of 2014 Asia Cup against Sri Lanka at Mirpur, Bangladesh on Saturday. (All images from AFP)
The Pakistani side had a session of football as they trained hard for the final.
Shahid Afridi, who has starred with the bat in the crucial ties against India and Bangladesh, will once again hog the limelight. Although, there are injury concerns that he may be unfit to play in the deciding clash.
Misbah chit-chatting with Afridi during the practice session at the Shere-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur, Dhaka.
A usually cool and calm Misbah gestures to his teammates during the practice session on Friday, ahead of the Asia Cup final against Sri Lanka.
Pakistan opener Ahmed Shehzad is seen getting some treatment during the training session on Friday at Mirpur. He will have to fire at the top if Pakistan want to give themselves good chances of defending their Asia Cup title which they claimed in 2012 by beating hosts Bangladesh.