- Yasir Shah claims he’s match to play in opposition to Zimbabwe
- Shah says he plans to restart coaching within the subsequent few days
- A day earlier, PCB introduced the Pakistan squad for the upcoming tour of Zimbabwe. Yasir Shah was dropped from the tour.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s most profitable Check leg-spinner Yasir Shah says he’s match sufficient to play through the nation’s upcoming Zimbabwe tour. He has, nonetheless, been dropped from the Check squad for the tour.
Shah says he plans to restart coaching within the subsequent few days.
A day earlier, Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) Chief Selector Mohammad Wasim introduced the Pakistan squad for the upcoming excursions of South Africa and Zimbabwe in a press convention on the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.
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“The Test series will be played after almost a month’s time. One-day and T20 matches will be held first so the Test series against Zimbabwe will be starting after mid-April. Now when I have recovered from a knee problem, I can start training in the nets in a few days and hopefully would be in the best of rhythm in a couple of weeks,” Shah was quoted as saying by The Information.
The leg-spinner would not imagine his knee downside is that severe.
“Despite of this problem I continued taking wickets. After a brief rest from active cricket, now I am feeling much better and have recovered fully,” he mentioned.
Chief selector disagrees with Yasir Shah
Wasim, nonetheless, disagrees.
He mentioned Shah had some downside’s together with his health and motion.
“We want him to work on both the issues and get fully recovered. This was the only reason for which he was sidelined from the Test series against Zimbabwe,” he said.
The chief selector said Shah requires six more weeks to recover fully.
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“His [Yasir Shah’s] absence form team has opened doors for Zahid Mahmood, who will have a stronger case in the Test squad as compared to the T20I side following the return of Shadab Khan and the presence of Usman Qadir,” the chief selector said.
For a place in the Test side, Zahid will compete with Nauman Ali and Sajid Khan, who were the two outstanding bowlers in the first-class Quaid-e-Azam Trophy,” the chief selector added.
When questioned about Yasir’s hope to get better totally by the point Check collection begins after greater than a month time, Wasim mentioned he was in a temper to take possibilities.