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Pakistan spinner Yasir Shah has backed himself to be the best bowler in the upcoming two-Test series against South Africa.
Yasir is fired up ahead of the series and said that he is “fully fit and eager to perform well”.
“I’m fully fit and eager to perform well during the upcoming series. We have been doing scenario-based training for the past couple of days which has also helped a great deal. I’m confident about becoming the best bowler in the upcoming Test series against South Africa,” he was quoted as saying by Cricket Pakistan.
Yasir is likely to be part of the playing XI for the first Test after being included in the 17-man squad for the match.
Pakistan’s series against South Africa, which will consist of two Tests and three T20 Internationals, will start on Tuesday and conclude on February 14.
Pakistan’s 17-man squad for the first Test: Abid Ali, Imran Butt, Azhar Ali, Babar Azam (captain), Fawad Alam, Saud Shakeel, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan (wicketkeeper), Sarfaraz Ahmed (wicketkeeper), Nauman Ali, Sajid Khan, Yasir Shah, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Tabish Khan