Wednesday, February 19, 2014

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Lahore (Pakistan)  – Newly named Pakistan cricket mentor Moin Khan on Tuesday urged his players to disregard "the alarm of disappointment" as they plan to safeguard the Asia Cup which begins later in the not so distant future.

Pakistan started a four-day preparing camp in front of the rivalry which begins in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka on February 25.

Khan, who traded Australian Dav Whatmore under whom Pakistan won the Asia Cup in 2012, said the group was designing up for the title defence.

"I trust we will give a great come about and shield our title which we won with the same chief, Misbah-ul Haq," he told news people after the first day of the camp.

Pakistan face Sri Lanka on the opening day of the competition, which likewise incorporates India and Afghanistan.

"I think its imperative to take out the dread of disappointment, which I saw formerly in the group," said Khan.

He was director of the group on the last tour to the United Arab Emirates, where Pakistan beat Sri Lanka in the one-day arrangement 3-2 and squared the three-match Test arrangement 1-1.

"It (being chief) was an alternate part however I have profited from it as I have seen the specialized issues of the players, got to know their mind also," said Khan.

He has been delegated as mentor for the Asia Cup and the World Twenty20, likewise in Bangladesh in March-April.

"I am sure that if my execution is great I will get a growth," said Khan, under whose captaincy Pakistan won their first Asia Cup title in 2000.

India have won the title five times while Sri Lanka won it on four events out of eleven occasions.

Khan, who played 69 Tests and 219 one-dayers for Pakistan, applauded Whatmore.

"Whatmore completed great, in spite of the fact that we lost some Test arrangement, yet we processed great brings about one-day matches and T20 internationals," he said.

The group will travel to Dhaka on February 2