- Iqbal Qasim says Pakistan ought to use quick bowlers in first hour of play
- Former chief selector says behaviour of pitch has modified in Rawalpindi
- Veteran cricketer believes Waqar Younis and function of others is essential
KARACHI: Former chief selector Iqbal Qasim believes the second Take a look at between Pakistan and South Africa is at an fascinating stage as both aspect can win in the event that they play with a constructive thoughts.
Qasim, in a dialog with ‘The News’ on Sunday, stated that the Proteas has splendidly bounced again throughout their chase of 370 within the second innings.
“This is still a daunting task for the visitors keeping in mind their previous performances during the ongoing series. But they really played well and turned this test match into an interesting game,” stated the previous left-arm spinner.
The veteran cricketer stated that the behaviour of the Rawalpindi pitch has modified in the course of the second innings and helps batsmen. He added that Pakistan batted nicely in the course of the second innings.
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Qasim appreciated wicketkeeper Mohammad Rizwan for his century throughout Pakistan’s second innings.
“Without his century, Pakistan would definitely have lost the match,” stated the veteran of fifty Checks.
The previous chief selector believes that the function of bowling coach Waqar Younis and different workforce administration members is essential on this match.
“The team management should play their role and conceive a tactful plan to get the South Africans out. The target looked impossible at first but the poor bowling of Pakistani bowlers in the second innings made it possible,” he added.
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“It will be seen how they guide their bowlers to win this match,” stated the previous cricketer.
Iqbal was of the view that Pakistan ought to use each quick bowlers within the first 30–40 minutes.
“If the pitch is not helpful for the fast bowlers, then the captain should use one fast bowler and one spinner,” he stated.
Qasim believes that leg spinner Yasir Shah’s function shall be essential and has backed him to carry out nicely within the second innings. He added that the captain’s use of the bowler will play an essential function for the Pakistan workforce.
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The previous chief selector urged that Pakistan wants a breakthrough in the course of the first-hour play on the fifth day.
“It is not impossible to score 243 runs when a team has nine wickets,” argued Qasim.