"As I keep getting older, I think those things need to be a learning as well because you don't want to burn out too quickly". So, yeah, I mean, for a few people it can be sort of a nervous time. "You take away a lot from failures, and that's something I have always cherished".
Bangladesh are in their first ICC Champions Trophy since 2006 and now sit higher than Pakistan in the ICC ODI rankings, with Sarfraz admitting he has been impressed by Bangladesh over the last 18 months.
"It's probably an advantage for us that he is playing for Surrey now, not in the IPL on flat wickets, so that he can get used to playing 50-over cricket for Surrey", he added. But because you want to succeed everywhere you play, it motivates you even further to come back and do particularly well in those places where you haven't done well. When we do well in India, there is no hype. As far as the mindset was concerned, it made me realise that I can not do everything in every game. It might be in the subcontinent, might be England, Australia and South Africa. And that hurt me personally as I felt I wasn't able to contribute for the team.
Virat Kohli who arrived yesterday in the U.K to take part in Champions Trophy said that he is saddened by the Manchester blasts but his focus is only on Champions Trophy which is of paramount importance.
Sourav Ganguly-led Indian side made it to the finals of ICC Champions Trophy in 2000 and 2002. "In a World Cup, you can still have league games and you have yourself to get into the World Cup and maybe dominate in the later half".
But Hussey, who is known as Mr. Cricket for his dedication and extensive knowledge of the game, is confident that the Indian captain will show his class once again in the Champions Trophy. "The two warm-up games (vs New Zealand, vs Bangladesh) will give me an indication on how well I go in the tournament", Ashwin told PTI.
Sarfraz has gotten off to a positive start in his captaincy tenure and he will be determined to not only win against India, but help Pakistan secure the ICC Champions Trophy for the first time.
One of the biggest takeaways from 2013 Champions Trophy is opening partnership of Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma, that set a flawless stage during the matches.
"But now we are balanced, we have good fast bowlers, depth in batting and the series against England (in January) sealed it for us". Ruthlessness is something we speak all the time to close series off.
"I have every confidence that we can not yield in any way to terrorists' intentions. Credit to them for shaping their short-format cricket so well, and I'm sure they'll be eager to go a long way in this tournament as well".