Cricketers cannot be ignored on the basis of age alone

By | June 20, 2021

Misbah-ul-Haq, the head coach and chief selector of the Pakistani cricket team, says that he is very sorry that he did not win the Test series and T20 series in England.
Pakistan lost the three-Test series against England by one wicket while the three-match T20 International series ended in a draw.
But Misbah believes the Pakistani team should have won the Test series 1-0 and the T20 series 2-0.
Speaking to media in Lahore on Monday, Misbah-ul-Haq said that his biggest problem was that the Pakistan team was in a position to win the first Test after taking five wickets against England. Getting out of hand is the most painful thing for them that they will always regret.
Misbah-ul-Haq said: “When you are in a winning position and lose the Test, then it is not easy for the team to back down immediately but the team recovered quickly after losing a match in the T20 series as well. He won the next match.
Misbah-ul-Haq said it was possible that the results were not yet “what we want to see” but that he was satisfied that the team was moving in the right direction.
Can’t ignore cricketers based on age alone
Misbah-ul-Haq said about the T20 team that even when he became the head coach, the team was still coming down in the world rankings and was losing. One of the major reasons for this is that There was a difference in the performance of Fakhrazman, Shadab Khan and Hassan Ali.
“All three were out of form but the way the team played both T20 matches on the tour of England shows that the team is getting ready again and their goal is to bring the team to the top.”
Sabah-ul-Haq says that many aspects of this visit have been encouraging. He is focused on young players and he believes that
A combination of senior and young players will create a good combination.
“We will continue to provide opportunities to young players in the future.”
Misbah-ul-Haq says the way the Pakistani team has scored over 190 in both the T20 International matches shows that the team is moving in the right direction.
Misbah-ul-Haq says that the right investment is being made on young bowlers.
“Over time, these bowlers will gain experience and maturity. It’s a process that requires patience. “
He said about Naseem Shah that this young bowler showed very good performance in domestic cricket that is why he has come to the top. “He is one of the best fast bowlers in the world right now.”
“It will take time for Naseem Shah and Shaheen Afridi to give performances like Anderson and Broad,” he says. We should not be confused about that. “
Misbah-ul-Haq said about senior players that no player can be ignored on the basis of age alone.
According to the head coach and chief selector of the Pakistani cricket team, “the number one wicket-keeper at the moment is Sarfraz after Rizwan.”
Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik and Wahab Riaz are being given opportunities and different combinations are being seen with the next T20 World Cup in mind and by the World Cup, the picture will be clear as to who will be the best fifteen players. Wahab Riaz still has a role to play in limited overs cricket and he bowled very well in the last T20.
Sarfraz Ahmed is also part of the plan
At present, the number one wicket-keeper is second only to Rizwan. Sarfraz Ahmed was not given a nominal chance in the tour of England and you cannot draw conclusions about any player on the basis of just one match.
Misbah-ul-Haq said about Babar Azam that “decisions are not being imposed on him from outside. Babar Azam is making his own decisions and he will not learn unless he makes his own decisions.
Misbah-ul-Haq made it clear that the team management does not make decisions under the pressure of criticism and comments on social media.
Regarding the large number of coaching staff, Misbah-ul-Haq said that it was necessary due to the presence of 29 players in the tour.
“In the past, the first six batsmen have been given batting practice and that’s it.
“But now it has become necessary for the 11th-ranked batsmen to be given proper batting practice. For other drills, it is now necessary to have an adequate number of coaching staff in the team.
Haider Ali: ‘This is known as special talent’
The third T20 International at Old Trafford was the last day of the Pakistani cricket team’s tour of England, but it was the first day of the tour for 19-year-old batsman Haider Ali. On the same day, he got the opportunity to represent Pakistan at the international level for the first time and he started his international career with an impressive 54 runs with the help of five fours and two sixes.
He batted confidently against the English bowlers after the early dismissals of Fakhruzzaman and Babar Azam and added 100 runs for the third wicket partnership with Mohammad Hafeez.
Haider Ali was selected in the Pakistan team for this tour of England due to his recent extraordinary performance. He performed in Under-19 domestic cricket and then in the Pakistan Super League.
It was not easy for Haider Ali to go to England. After being named in the team, when the players were taken to Code 19 test, their T.

The test was positive, but he arrived in England after two negative test results.
On the tour of England, Haider Ali scored a half-century in a practice match played in Derby and started preparing himself for the big test.
99 in the first first class match
Haider Ali hails from Attock and only one of his cousins ​​in his family has played cricket, which made Haider Ali addicted to the game. Like almost all the young cricketers in Pakistan, Haider Ali started playing cricket with tape ball but his real destination was international cricket.
It has been only a year since Haider Ali started playing first class cricket but in this short span of time he has shown his talent.
Haider Ali played his first first-class match in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy last September, in the first innings of which he could not complete a century with just one run short, but then after scoring 133 against Balochistan, he lost to Central Punjab in the final. An innings of 134 runs was played against.
Haider Ali scored a century against Oman in the Asian Cricket Council Emerging Tournament in Bangladesh last year, but he failed to score a major innings in the Under-19 World Cup, including a half-century in four innings. Scored against India in the semi-finals.
Haider Ali, playing for Peshawar Zalmi in the Pakistan Super League, scored 239 runs in 9 matches with the help of a half-century. His strike rate was 158. He hit a total of 20 fours and 14 sixes.
Former cricketers appreciate Haider Ali
Former Test cricketers have been appreciative of Haider Ali’s abilities. On the eve of the Under-19 World Cup, West Indian fast bowler EN Bishop had seen Haider Ali playing against Afghanistan and said that the beauty with which he has played cover drives has given him a glimpse of Babar Azam. He has temperament and he can expect Haider Ali’s international career to be very good.
Younis Khan, the batting coach of the Pakistani cricket team on the tour of England, says that the most special thing about Haider Ali is that he has a passion for learning and he was happy to see him work hard during net practice during the tour. Is.
Former captain Rashid Latif had said on the occasion of PSL this year that Haider Ali could be the second Prime Minister.
T20 should not be the only imprint
The credit for bringing Haider Ali into the Pakistan Super League goes to former fast bowler Mohammad Akram, who has previously honed his skills by including Hassan Ali and several young cricketers in the emerging category by Peshawar Zalmi.
Speaking to BBC Urdu, Mohammad Akram says that you give a chance to a young cricketer only when you trust his abilities and then you fully support that cricketer.
Muhammad Akram says Haider Ali is a good student who wants to learn. We gave him a role in Peshawar Zalmi which he played well but I don’t want Haider Ali to be just a T20 batsman because he is such a good batsman in the long format.
Mohammad Akram was so confident in Haider Ali’s abilities that when the practice match between Peshawar Zalmi and Quetta Gladiators was being played at Moin Khan Academy Ground, he had Hashim Amla and Darren Sammy sitting next to him and asked him to See betting. Hashim Amla was also impressed with Haider Ali’s talent and said that this young man should be batted at the top.
Haider Ali likes the batting of Indian batsman Rohit Sharma and he considers him as his role model. He says that Rohit Sharma is a batsman of all the three formats who is very good at adapting to each format.
Haider Ali says that the most special thing about Rohit Sharma is that he converts fifty into one hundred and one hundred into two and he also wants to prepare himself for the big innings like Rohit Sharma.

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