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Amir Khan Vows To Batter Goyat For Pakistan's Loss To India

Amir Khan has offered to help Pakistan's ailing cricket team as they face a brutal World Cup KO.

Sarfraz Ahmed's side have just three points from five matches following Sunday's 89-run defeat on Duckworth-Lewis-Stern against rivals India.

Khan, who won silver at the 2004 Olympics for Great Britain but is of Pakistani heritage, believes the team's shortcomings are down to a lack of fitness and not a dearth of natural talent.

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Having repeatedly whipped his body into shape for a reign as light-welterweight world champion between 2009 and 2011 before campaigning for top honours at welterweight and middleweight, the 32-year-old believes he has the expertise to help out.

"Would love to help Pakistan cricket team with some advise [sic] on how to stay fit and strong," Khan wrote in a tweet that tagged the Pakistan Cricket Board's official account.

"How to be disciplined on food, diet and training. The team has talent but need to improve on strength & conditioning and focus."

Pakistan take on South Africa on Sunday with little more margin for error in their fading prospects of a semi-final spot.

Khan's bid to become a two-weight world champion fell short in his last outing against Terence Crawford in New York. He returns to the ring against unheralded Indian welterweight Neeraj Goyat in Jeddah next month. 

He promised to use that fight to avenge Pakistan's recent defeat.

"Pakistan lost to India today #ICCWorldCup2019. Come July 12th I will avenge the loss and knock out Neeraj Goyat on our upcoming fight in Saudi Arabia," Khan tweeted.

 

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Yodpayak on 06-18-2019

I hope the Indian tuk tuk driver beats him.

Comment by BoxingSensei on 06-18-2019

Arum Smiles: Khan-Goyat Fight Might Match May-Pac PPV Numbers.

Comment by John Barron on 06-18-2019

don't blame khan for fighting slumdog rickshaw drivers at this point. amir is possibly one punch away from being the next stephen hawking.

Comment by Grimgash on 06-18-2019

[QUOTE=Curtis Harper;19839493]Cricket, Khan and some ultra unknown scrub in the same thread. Perfect ![/QUOTE] 3 things of little relevance.

Comment by mawoodhouse on 06-18-2019

How is any belt up for grabs for this fight? Khan just lost for the umpteenth time and who the fk is this other dude? Hopefully this dude ktfo Khan so Khan will just go away.

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