Pakistan skipper Babar Azam on Wednesday mentioned that the nationwide squad is worked up to play within the upcoming house collection in opposition to West Indies, slated to begin on June eight in Multan — the publish COVID-19 state of affairs.
“It feels good to meet and interact with the media in this way [physically],” Babar mentioned whereas addressing a press convention. The cricketers had been holding digital press conferences and media talks because of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Because the Pak vs WI collection has been deliberate at an unprecedented time, the Pakistan captain mentioned that climate should not be an excuse. He mentioned that the nationwide squad is getting ready in full swing to play in such climate.
He mentioned that the climate could be sizzling however the workforce is absolutely ready, he added.
Additional briefing the media concerning the preparations for the Pak vs WI collection, Babar mentioned that the event is of immense significance for Pakistan to attain higher on the factors desk. He, nonetheless, mentioned that Pakistan will play constructive cricket and provides their 100% as no workforce might be taken evenly.
The Inexperienced shirts skipper mentioned that commenting on giving Muhammad Haris an opportunity as a gap batsman can be immature now. He mentioned that the mix of Muhammad Rizwan and him because the openers has been going nicely.
“We are aware of the bunch strength but we also have to consider our combination,” he mentioned.
The cricketer, nonetheless, mentioned that the efficiency of Haris and different cricketers will likely be analysed within the camp.
Babar additional acknowledged that putting Shan Masood on a later place will likely be injustice as he performs within the prime order. He assured of giving Masood an opportunity saying that the cricketer is within the selectors’ view.
“I believe that I have to give a chance to players frequently to build the team,” the cricketer added.
Babar vowed to do nicely in Check cricket, saying that he’s enjoying nicely in white ball cricket.
“I dream to be no 1 in all the three formats but for that hard work is needed,” he mentioned, including that he’s working laborious to attain this goal.
Babar mentioned that the Males in Inexperienced are practising with the 50-over World Cup matches in view. He mentioned that the workforce performed in opposition to Australia — in what was the primary tour of the Kangaroos to Pakistan in 25 years — underneath the identical concept and the upcoming collection can also be part of the preparations World Cup.