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Pakistan still pose a threat - Buttler

18th May 2019, 11:01 by Bobbie Jackson

Wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler believes Pakistan can pose a threat to England at the World Cup, despite their recent form.

England took an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match series with Pakistan on Friday courtesy of a three-wicket victory at Trent Bridge.

The win in Nottingham keeps the momentum building for England as they gear up for the World Cup later this month.

In contrast, Pakistan have struggled in the one-day format in 2019, they lost 3-2 to South Africa at the start of the year before going down 5-0 against Australia.

But Buttler feels it would be wrong to underestimate them when the showpiece event gets underway on May 30.

"Don't underestimate Pakistan for the World Cup. They are a dangerous opponent as we saw at the Champions Trophy," Buttler said.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Bobbie Jackson is a reporter with an in-depth knowledge of football at all levels. A Blackpool supporter, Bobbie is also a keen rugby union, boxing, MMA and UFC follower.

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