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Younis says dropping Dravid a mistake

KARACHI (Reuters) – Senior Pakistan batsman Younis Khan believes India have made a mistake by omitting former captain Rahul Dravid for their first two one-day internationals.

Pakistan travel to India on Thursday for five one-day internationals and three tests.

“Dravid has led from the front and he is a fantastic player,” Younis told Reuters on Wednesday.

“If India doesn’t perform well in the first two games the blame game will start, and their selectors and team will come under more pressure. It is to our advantage.”

Younis, who was named vice captain for the India tour, said the series would be a defining one for the younger players and those still establishing themselves in the team.

“The pressure is very high playing in India. People have a lot of expectations from you and the media attention and hype is also great,” he said.

“It is a make or break tour for players.”

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