The most recent addition to the Pakistan nationwide Check crew, off-spinner Sajid Khan, believes that he has sufficient selection in his bowling to achieve success on the worldwide stage. Sajid mentioned that one might be a great off-spinner with out bowling a doosra. If he does properly, he can substitute Yasir Shah as Pakistan’s first-choice spinner within the longest format.
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Sajid Khan has been in terrific type just lately. He was influential in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s run to the ultimate of the just lately concluded Quaid-e-Azam Trophy. KP was the joint-winner of the event with Central Punjab after the match led to a dramatic tie. He completed as the very best wicket-taker within the event, selecting up 67 wickets at a mean of 25.08 in 11 matches. He picked up 5 five-wicket hauls and 1 ten-wicket haul all through the event.
Sajid mentioned that he follows a number of nice spinners, naming Saqlain Mushtaq, his favourite off-spinner, and mentioned that he’s additionally impressed with the all-round skills of the veteran all-rounder, Mohammad Hafeez. He added that he watches movies of the Australian spinner, Nathan Lyon, and former English spinner, Graeme Swann, to enhance his bowling.
Sajid was among the many eight new gamers referred to as upon by the brand new Chief Selector for the upcoming sequence towards South Africa. Sajid mentioned that he was shocked at his inclusion and didn’t consider it when his identify was introduced.
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“I used to be first shocked after I heard that I’m included within the crew. I don’t have phrases to clarify the way it felt after I received the information,” Sajid mentioned.
“It’s an honor for me to be named amongst 20 gamers. It’ll encourage others as properly to do properly in home cricket,” he added.
Sajid is hopeful of a great exhibiting towards South Africa and mentioned that if given the prospect, he’ll carry out to the very best of his skills by taking part in his pure recreation and exploit the weak spot of opponent batsmen.