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Salman Ali Agha says he needs to be like legendary batsman Mohammad Yousuf

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  • Agha was named within the 20-man squad after a exceptional season in Quaid-e-Azam Trophy the place he scored 941 runs
  • He just lately earned his maiden name in Pakistan’s squad for the sequence towards South Africa
  • Agha mentioned that Mohammad Yousuf is his function mannequin and he needs to emulate him

KARACHI: After Center-order batsman Salman Ali Agha earned his maiden name in Pakistan’s squad for the sequence towards South Africa, the 27-year-old has shared that he needs to emulate legendary batsman Mohammad Yousuf.

Responding to a query throughout a press briefing, Agha mentioned that Mohammad Yousuf is his “role model and he wants to emulate him.”

Agha was named within the 20-man squad after a exceptional season in Quaid-e-Azam Trophy the place he scored 941 runs, smashing two centuries and 6 half-centuries. He shared that even being shortlisted among the many preliminary 20 gamers was not to mention an enormous accomplishment for him.

“I am in 20 chosen from 200 million people and even being in 20 is a big honour for me. Of course, I’ve set my eyes on making my debut in the upcoming series and if I get a chance, I will try to continue my form,” the younger participant shared his ambitions.

“It is important for a player to be rewarded for his performances in the domestic tournament. The way selectors have included performers in the team, will surely encourage players who are performing well in the domestic tournaments,” he appreciated.

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He added that he want to have the chance to study one thing from the batting grasp.

“I like his cover drives and want to play like him,” mentioned the middle-order batsman.

Reminiscing the second when he first heard about his maiden name to the Pakistan squad, Agha mentioned that it was “unbelievable” for him.

“I was told by a fellow cricketer that I am included and I thought he was joking, then I saw it on TV. I couldn’t believe that as well. I was so excited and I am still feeling the excitement of being included in the Pakistan squad for the series,” he cherished.

The Lahore Qalandars participant said that he needs to pursue a profession as a batting all-rounder and can contribute with the ball at any time when wanted for the workforce.

“I’ll keep working on my bowling along with my batting and I believe that I can be effective with the ball too. I would love to play as a batting all-rounder for the team and contribute to the team’s ambitions to win” he concluded.

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