Pakistan second or third favourite to win World Cup 2019: Morgan
LONDON: England cricket captain Eoin Morgan picked Pakistan are one of the favorites for the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, which will start from May 30 in England.
English skipper feels that Pakistan are the second or third favourites for the tournament.
England, ranked No.1 on the MRF Tyres ICC ODI Team rankings, have been widely touted as favourites for the mega-event.
England all set to face Pakistan in a one-off T20I on 5 May followed by five ODIs – ahead of World Cup.
“Pakistan series is a nice way to ease into the summer and get some really good, competitive cricket going,” said Morgan.
He added: “Pakistan are probably second or third favourites for the tournament.
“They hold the Champions Trophy – playing extremely well to win that, in England – so it’s a series we’re all looking forward to.”