Karachi – Former pacemaker Shoaib Akhtar is pleased with the changes Pakistan made to his team for the ICC Men’s T20 World 2021.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced three changes to the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 team on Friday night.
Sarfaraz Ahmed and Haider Ali have replaced Azam Khan and Mohammad Hasnain respectively, while Fakhar Zaman, who was originally appointed as a travel reserve, has swapped places with Khushdil Shah.
Sarfraz too, Haider Ali too.
– Shoaib Akhtar (@ shoaib100mph) October 8, 2021
“Now it looks like a very serious team and Pakistan should be able to go far in this world cup,” Akhtar said. “We have brought stability in the lower order with the inclusion of Sarfaraz Ahmed and Haider Ali,” he added.
Meanwhile, he expressed disappointment at the non-selection of former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik.
“In my opinion, Malik should have been included in the team. But I’m still happy with the current changes, “he said.
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