ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s veteran all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez reckons prolific batsman and limited-overs skipper Babar Azam ought to bat within the middle-order as to attempt various things.
Hafeez, who was additionally appointed Pakistan T20 workforce captain again in Might 2012, shared his opinion that the star batsman ought to bat within the middle-order to attempt various things.
“I think in the upcoming series against Zimbabwe, we should try a new opening pair. It will help us evaluate the prospect of other opening batsmen in the domestic circuit. I believe Babar should come lower down the order,” Hafeez, who has scored 2,147, runs in 94 T20s, stated whereas speaking to a non-public information channel.
Hafeez, who scored 6,614 runs in 218 ODIs, believes that the Pakistan workforce administration ought to give probability to kids within the upcoming collection in opposition to Zimbabwe.
The Zimbabwe workforce are on account of arrive in Pakistan for a limited-overs collection in October, which incorporates three Twenty20s and as many ODIs.
Hafeez, who collected 3,652 runs in 55 Checks, reckoned that the workforce administration ought to relaxation seniors for the stated collection and provides probability to youthful gamers.
“I think the team management should give chance to youngsters in the series against Zimbabwe,” stated Hafeez. “This kind of series is a perfect opportunity to test your bench strength and give rest to seniors.”
Pakistan Cricket Board chief govt Wasim Khan has confirmed that the Zimbabwe collection can be break up between Rawalpindi and Multan.
The ODIs can be staged in Multan whereas the T20s can be held in Rawalpindi.
Printed in Daybreak, September 16th, 2020