Sarfaraz Ahmed insists Pakistan fans received't boo shamed Australia big name Steven Smith for the duration of their international Cup match in Taunton on Wednesday.

Pakistan enthusiasts are predicted to make up a huge bite of the crowd within the west usa and there are fears they might comply with the example of the India supporters who jeered Smith on the Oval on Sunday.

however Pakistan captain Sarfaraz says his compatriots will now not motel to such approaches.


"I don't think Pakistani human beings will do that," Sarfaraz advised reporters on Tuesday.

"Pakistani people love cricket, they like to guide and that they love the gamers."

A big number of Indian fanatics chanted "cheater" at Smith, who returned in action following a yr-lengthy ball for his function within the ball-tampering scandal that rocked Australia at some point of their tour of South Africa in 2018.

India captain Virat Kohli gestured so one can quiet the gang and later apologised to Smith.

meanwhile, Sarfaraz vowed Pakistan will placed their five-zero whitewash with the aid of Australia in March in the back of them.

"I suppose that component is long gone, it's beyond," stated Sarfaraz of the series wherein he and 6 different top gamers have been rested by Pakistan.

"We're no longer considering that. Clearly we're thinking about the next day's game. So our morale is very high and we will do our first-class."

Sarfaraz refused to be drawn on whether Australia may be troubled by the absence of all-rounder Marcus Stoinis, who has been dominated out with a aspect pressure.

Australia have summoned some other all-rounder Mitchell Marsh as ability cowl for Stoinis.

"i'm not thinking about them, what they're questioning at the moment. I am thinking about my team, so we'll make excellent planning against them," Sarfaraz stated.

Pakistan were left frustrated after their fit against Sri Lanka changed into washed out at Bristol on Friday, leaving them to share a factor.

earlier than that, Pakistan had brought their marketing campaign lower back on course with a wonder 14-run win in opposition to match favourites England, after a bad defeat at the fingers of the West Indies.

With horrific weather forecast for Taunton on Wednesday, Sarfaraz said his crew are geared up for a shortened fit.

"first of all, we can't manage the climate. It's equal for both groups. However if the match is short, in reality the planning is a exchange one," he said.