Former Pakistan cricketer, Saeed Ajmal, believes that younger pacers, Shaheen Afridi and Naseem Shah, shouldn’t be enjoying collectively in a Take a look at match. He mentioned that they’re too younger and inexperienced to deal with the strain of the format.
The previous off-spinner believes that the duo wants to achieve expertise and enhance their recreation within the home circuit earlier than being part of the nationwide facet. Younger prodigies have barely accomplished a full season of home cricket, he added.
Shaheen and Naseem are younger and are nonetheless making an attempt to show their mettle. You have to undergo the robust part in home cricket to have the ability to carry out in Take a look at cricket.
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He believes solely one of many two needs to be part of the enjoying XI. In accordance with Ajmal, they each can play the shorter codecs of the sport collectively, however expertise is the important thing to win Take a look at matches.
You may have one younger bowler relatively than having a totally inexperienced assault. England group additionally performed just one younger pacer together with their skilled bowler.
Saeed Ajmal additionally commented on Shadab Khan’s performances within the Take a look at matches towards England, including that Shadab just isn’t prepared for Take a look at cricket and there are higher alternate options accessible within the home circuit resembling Zafar Gohar. He believes relatively than specializing in Shadab Khan, PCB ought to make investments their time in Zafar Gohar for the Take a look at facet.
In my view, Zafar Gohar is your best option as a future spinner in Take a look at cricket. He’s a finger spinner and his ball spins as properly. If he’s given confidence, then Pakistan can get a really vivid spinning prospect in future.
Saeed additionally expressed his views on Yasir Shah. Ajmal mentioned that Yasir was not bowling with confidence and was underneath strain as a result of his excessive economic system charge. He added that Yasir was bowling brief which resulted in him being hit for boundaries.
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The Magician additionally mentioned that Pakistan ought to play kids within the collection towards Zimbabwe. He feels that is the right alternative to present kids an opportunity to show their mettle within the worldwide area.
There needs to be mixture of skilled and younger cricketers, additional including that the main focus of the choice committee needs to be to attempt to discover a new spinner so as to add to the pool of gamers already at PCBs disposal.
Lastly, Saeed Ajmal expressed his want to educate the nationwide group. “If PCB desires to rent me for any place with the nationwide group or for a brief camp, then I’m accessible,” he concluded.