- Former captain Inzamam-ul-Haq says Pakistan Take a look at squad to play towards South Africa was chosen with “no vision at all”
- Says it appears as if the choice was accomplished to “please people”
- Says group will be ready for large turners towards South Africa to win matches however gamers can’t be groomed for future collection
Former Pakistan cricket skipper Inzamam-ul-Haq has expressed dissatisfaction with the number of the Take a look at squad for the two-match collection towards South Africa and stated that the choice was carried out with “no vision at all.”
Talking through his YouTube channel, the 50-year-old batsman that it appears as if the “20-member squad has been selected to please people,” as reported by Geo Tremendous.
“Selection is the name of vision for the next two years. Your vision defines your selection, “he said. “In the team announced by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), [the] selection committee headed by Mohammad Wasim showed no vision at all.”
The previous batsman added that this group lacks the flexibility to win matches.
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“No one can say that this team can beat any good side. You can prepare big turners against South Africa to win matches but you can’t groom players for future series and that is the most depressing part of this selection,” he stated.
Pakistan cricket chief selector Mohammad Wasim on Friday introduced a 20-member squad for residence collection towards South Africa with 9 uncapped gamers within the listing.
Whereas many appreciated the selector for giving the home performers an opportunity, Inzamam had issues about a few of them.
“Can anyone tell me Tabish Khan who is a pacer and is over 36 would go on to improve from here? Even a batsman reaching this age can’t be selected for the very first time for a Test side,” he stated.
“Haris Rauf is another example. He has played three first-class matches only taking just seven wickets and you have named him in the Test squad,” Inzamam added.
The previous cricketer additionally criticised the number of Abdullah Shafique, who has performed only one first-class match, saying he didn’t benefit a spot within the squad. “Sadly, this has become our selection criteria. On the basis of just one first-class match, we are making efforts to give Test cap to a player.”
Inzamam, nevertheless, appreciated the number of Saud Shakeel and Sajid Khan saying “they are good performers and have age at their side.”
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