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India, Pak should play aggressive cricket: Latif

Playing with the aggressive and entraining mindset is important against teams like Australia

India, Pak should play aggressive cricket: Latif - Cricket News
Latiff feels Dhoni and Younis are capable of guiding their teams to victory.
Both Pakistan and India should take a leaf out of Australia's book and learn to come out with more aggressive brand of cricket in big tournaments like ICC Champions Trophy, feels former skipper Rashid Latif.

Pakistan went down to New Zealand by five wickets in the semi-final yesterday, while Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men failed to enter the final-four stage of the eight-nation tournament in South Africa.

"Both Pakistan and India need to change their approach and mentality towards cricket. We need to play more aggressive and entertaining cricket," Latif, who has played 37 Tests for Pakistan, said.

"We shouldn't worry about results, but we should worry about playing positive all the time and the good results will come automatically. Australia is a classic example of this," he added.

However, Latif also believes that both Dhoni and Younus Khan are capable of leading their respective sides to much better results in the 2011 World Cup, which would be co-hosted by India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.

"I see Dhoni and Younus as captains in the next World Cup and also hope both of them have definitely the capacity to take their teams to the top of the rankings," Latif said.

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