Karachi (Agencies): Joining the Pakistan World Cup squad in place of unfit Sohail Tanvir, Pakistan pacer Junaid Khan is thinking about bowling to Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar and getting him out.

"Just getting a chance to play in the World Cup is a dream come true for me. But if we get to play against India in the World Cup it would be a blast to bowl at Tendulkar and get him out. It is an ambition for me," Junaid said.

Khan, who has represented the national team at the under-19 and A levels, said he has always admired Tendulkar for his batting exploits.

"For any young bowler I think Tendulkar`s wicket is a big prize," he told a news channel.

The youngster had recently toured Sri Lanka with the Pakistan A team and is familiar with the conditions which will help him if gets to play some matches there.

"I am very fit having played lot of domestic cricket this season and the confidence is high so getting a chance to play in the World Cup is a big bonus for me," he said.

Junaid had an outstanding domestic seasonwhere he took 167 wickets in 35 first class games for Abbotabad, said he was thankful to the cricket board and national selectors for posing confidence in him.

"God has been kind to me and I know this is a big opportunity. I don`t know if I will get a chance to play but I will do my best to impress the team management that I should be given a chance and I will not let them down."

He joins pacers, Shoaib Akhtar, Umar Gul and Wahab Riaz in the Pakistan bowling line up for the World Cup.

Pakistan lost two of their top pace bowlers – Muhammad Aamer and Mohammed Asif -- to bans from the International Cricket Council anti-corruption tribunal.