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Mickey Arthur: Pakistan ‘completely calm’ ahead of India clash

Mickey Arthur

By: Sarwar Alam

Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur insisted his side were “completely calm” ahead of their Champions Trophy opener against arch-rivals India — the latest edition of world cricket’s highest profile fixture. A sell-out crowd is expected at the Edgbaston ground in Birmingham — a city with one of the largest Asian populations in Britain — while the worldwide television audience for Sunday’s match could run into the billions. But Arthur, after seeing Pakistan train Saturday, told reporters at Edgbaston: “They have topped their skills up, and they’re ready for a big game. “Our changing room was completely calm. It’s amazing. “It’s the…

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