Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has dismissed talks regarding panic in the squad, but admitted their batting concern need to be addressed ahead of their next World Cup encounter against West Indies on Saturday.
West Indies spinner Sulieman Benn, after missing his side's World Cup opener against Ireland, exuded confidence in his team to stage a fightback in their upcoming group match against Pakistan on Saturday.
South Africa fast bowler, Dale Steyn had missed the training on Wednesday due to flu, but is expected to be fit for the World Cup encounter against India at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Sunday.
An all-round performance from Shakib Al Hasan and a blazing half-century from Mushfiqur Rahim helped Bangladesh overcome initial lethargy to beat Afghanistan by 105 runs in their opening encounter in Canberra.
Zimbabwe, who put up a strong fight against South Africa in their World Cup opener, promised an aggressive and relentless approach ahead of their next league match against the United Arab Emirates on Thursday.
After registering a nervous win against Scotland at Dunedin earlier today, New Zealand pacer Trent Boult admitted that his team made a heavy weather of the small target by losing too many wickets towards the end.