What kind of players does the team need? Muhammad Waseem
Web Desk 31 January 2021
LAHORE: Chief selector Muhammad Waseem has said that the players have been selected for the T20 series keeping in view the World Cup. He hoped that all the boys would perform well.
Speaking to media after the announcement of the national T20 squad against South Africa in Lahore, chief selector Muhammad Waseem said that some important things have been noted for the preparations for the T20 World Cup which need to be worked on. All-rounders have also been given attention, as they need boys to play attacking cricket in the powerplay and batsmen to end the match in the middle order.
Muhammad Waseem said that the players have been selected in the T20 squad against South Africa keeping in view the World Cup. Pakistan team won the Karachi Test match against South Africa, all the boys performed well, hopefully the continuity will be maintained.
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Chief selector Mohammad Waseem said that Mohammad Hafeez could not join the bio-secure bubble as he was abroad. According to SOPs, the boys have to reach the secure bubble on February 3 anyway.
Regarding aggressive comedian Sharjeel Khan, the chief selector said that Sharjeel Khan is in good form but he has to work on his fitness. Rizwan is playing international cricket. His form is also good. Rohail Nazir and Azam Khan are also present but the best. The option is Rizwan, besides Sarfraz Ahmed is with the team which is available to the team.