‘He can bowl rather well with new and outdated ball’ – Misbah-ul-Haq on Naseem Shah


Head coach Misbah-ul-Haq feels that Shah’s baptism with fireplace on the laborious Aussie pitches is one thing they’re wanting ahead to.

Misbah-ul-Haq. (Photograph Supply: Twitter)

After a fairly disappointing final two months, one which noticed Pakistan endure the ignominy of a Zero-Three defeat by the hands of an inexperienced Sri Lankan aspect within the shortest format of the sport. The defeat in opposition to Sri Lanka brought about a large furor, one which led to the removing of Sarfaraz Ahmed as captain and the induction of Azhar Ali and Babar Azam because the leaders within the longer and shorter codecs of the sport respectively.

With the tour of Australia developing, Pakistan coach + chief selector has launched an entire host of kids into the set-up, together with the likes of a rookie pacer- 16-year-old Naseem Shah. Shah will turn into the ninth youngest participant and the primary of his age to play a Check on Australian soil if he performs.

The rookie quick bowler is waiting for what many imagine in Pakistan imagine, could possibly be a harrowing expertise in opposition to the likes of Steven Smith, to the problem, and is aiming to make an impression along with his precocious tempo and swing.

“I goal to make an impression with my velocity and swing if given an opportunity within the Checks in opposition to Australia. The circumstances in Australia assist quick bowlers. My goal is to make most use of the circumstances and provides a troublesome time to the house aspect. Taking part in on laborious and bouncy pitches will likely be an ideal expertise and a studying curve for me.” Shah mentioned as quoted by cricket.com.au.

Misbah-ul-Haq excited 

In the meantime, Head coach Misbah-ul-Haq feels that Shah’s baptism with fireplace on the laborious Aussie pitches is one thing they’re wanting ahead to. The previous captain appeared excited concerning the prospect of watching Shah bowl in Australia and was of the view that he can bowl with each outdated and new ball.

“We’re wanting ahead to him bowling in Australian circumstances which can give him some help with tempo and bounce. Everybody is worked up to get him within the workforce additionally and see how he bowls in Australia. It can assist that he can bowl in good areas. He can bowl rather well with the brand new and outdated ball. He’s doing that in first-class already. We’re wanting ahead to him placing the ball in the proper areas at that tempo, it could possibly be a shock package deal.” Misbah mentioned as quoted by cricket.com.au.

Pakistan’s tour of Australia begins with a three-match T20I collection, the primary of which will likely be performed on November 03 on the Sydney Cricket Floor. The T20I collection will likely be adopted by two Check matches from November 21st on the Gabba in Brisbane.