RAWALPINDI: Pakistan leg-spinner Usman Qadir on Tuesday mentioned he was attempting to achieve as a lot as he might from spin nice Saqlain Mushtaq.
“Saqlain’s presence in the dressing room is an opportunity for the spinners to learn the art of spin from him. As a spinner, I am taking advantage of that,” the 28-year-old Usman mentioned in a video shared by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday. “Shadab Khan, Zahid Mahmood and I are setting targets and training hard with him for the [New Zealand] series,”
Usman, who has performed solely ODI to date, mentioned he was additionally taking assist from skipper Babar Azam.
“I always try to be close to him and learn from him. He is a good cricketer and his experience is of great help,” he mentioned.
Usman mentioned Pakistan have been assured to take advantage of the house situations in opposition to New Zealand.
“We will by trying to win the series by taking advantage of our home conditions,” he mentioned.
In the meantime, younger batsman Saud Shakil, who additionally appeared within the video together with Usman, mentioned Pakistan could be taking part in fearless model of cricket in keeping with modern-day necessities.
“We all have set individual goals to perform well in the [New Zealand] series. I fully understand that as a middle-order batsman there is a big responsibility on me to deliver,” the 26-year-old mentioned.
Pakistan had performed an intra-squad match which was good to arrange for the sequence, the left-handed added.
“I also took part in two training sessions yesterday. The time between sunset and darkness was very important for the practice. Before the series, we are also focusing on our fielding.”
Revealed in Daybreak, September 15th, 2021