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Misbah says Pakistan can win World Cup

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(AP) -- Captain Misbah-ul-Haq says Pakistan can "once again rule the world" by winning the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand next year.

The return of the tournament Down Under was a good omen for Pakistan, as that was where it won its only World Cup in 1992, when Imran Khan's side beat England in the final.

"As the event is returning to Australia and New Zealand, the level of expectation from us will be quite high," Misbah said on Wednesday as he posed with the trophy in front of Badshahi Mosque and independence monument in Lahore.

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