Pakistan optimistic about World Cup performance

Pakistan skipper Sana Mir sounded optimistic about her team’s performance in the ICC Women’s World Cup and said the off-field issues will not affect their campaign in the eight-team tournament.

“We are optimistic about our good performance at Barabati Stadium. There is no pressure on players as Odisha Cricket Association has been very cooperative and helpful to us,” Mir told reporters at a media conference on the eve of her team’s match against Australia.