Who will stand up, Misbah reveals what kind of player Pakistan desperately needs

Misbah-ul-Haq asked who will stand up after revealing what kind of player the Pakistan team desperately needs right now

Misbah-ul-Haq: “We need power-hitters, at 5, 6 7 who should have a range to score runs quickly. Along with power-hitting, a player must also know how to play unconventional shots like switch hits, scoop shots and others to grab some quick runs”

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Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq admitted that the national team are missing a power-hitter who can hit unorthodox shots.

Elaborating more, Misbah said Pakistan need someone who can score quick runs, but also play “unconventional shots like switch hits, scoop shots and others”.

In regards to where such players would bat, the former Pakistan captain noted that they will come in at number five, six or seven.

“We need power-hitters, at 5, 6 7 who should have a range to score runs quickly. Along with power-hitting, a player must also know how to play unconventional shots like switch hits, scoop shots and others to grab some quick runs,” Misbah told former Pakistan skipper Ramiz Raja ahead of the New Zealand series in a video released by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) as quoted by Geo Super.

Pakistan will play three T20 Internationals and two Tests in New Zealand, with the series beginning on Friday and concluding on January 7.

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