Former all-rounder Abdul Razzaq is assured the Pakistan cricket staff will quickly change into one of many prime two sides on this planet in each format of the sport. Razzaq is glad with the marked enchancment his nationwide staff have proven in all three aspects of the sport – bowling, batting and fielding,
Pakistan are at the moment on an excellent run of kind this yr as they not too long ago acquired the higher of South Africa within the ODI and T20I collection away from house. Abdul Razzaq believes fairly just a few groups in worldwide cricket are in a transition section, and that might see Pakistan emerge as one of many powerhouses of world cricket in all codecs within the close to future.
“We solely have to take a look at the likes of South Africa, Australia, Sri Lanka, and England who at the moment are in the course of an identical rebuilding section as us. We noticed how South Africa are faring of late, so fortunately Pakistan shouldn’t be at that stage and I’m very completely happy that our batting, bowling and fielding has proven a marked enchancment,” Razzaq was quoted as saying by PakPassion.
The previous Pakistan worldwide added:
“To me, the key to reaching the primary or second place in ICC’s rankings in all codecs is to enhance in all three aspects, in a lot the identical approach as Australia was dominating all different groups about 20 years in the past. I’m hopeful that the best way issues are going, Pakistan will attain the primary or second place in all codecs very quickly,” he added
Pakistan at the moment occupies sixth, fourth, and fifth spots in ODIs, T20Is and Assessments respectively, as per the most recent ICC rankings. India is at the moment the No.1 Take a look at staff, whereas New Zealand and England are main the charts in ODIs and T20Is.
Pakistan on target to scrub sweep Zimbabwe in Assessments
Pakistan are at the moment taking part in a two-match Take a look at collection in Zimbabwe, the place they lead 1-0. The guests comfortably outplayed the hosts within the first Take a look at, successful by an innings and 116 runs.
They’re on target for a clear sweep as Zimbabwe path by 458 runs within the first innings of the second Take a look at with solely six wickets in hand. Pakistan additionally received the 3-match T20I collection 2-1. However the African aspect confirmed they had been no pushovers because the collection was evenly poised going into the ultimate recreation.