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Pakistan opener Imam-ul-Haq said if people want to criticise his strike-rate in T20 cricket, he has no problem with them doing so.
Imam has only featured in two T20 Internationals to date, in which he has scored 21 runs at an average of 10.50 and a strike-rate of 84.
The 25-year-old is currently part of the Peshawar Zalmi squad in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) and has amassed 107 runs in six games, which includes a top score of 48, at an average of 17.83 and a strike-rate of 109.18.
In his overall T20 career, he has made 1,982 runs in 70 matches, which includes 18 half-centuries, at an average of 33.59 and a strike-rate of 123.79.
While his strike-rate may not be high enough to please everyone, Imam made it clear that he will continue performing to the best of his ability.
“It’s their [people who criticise my strike-rate] perspective and I respect that but I have always tried to perform to the best of my ability and will continue doing that,” he told Cricket Pakistan.
The Zalmi will face the Multan Sultans in the PSL final on Thursday after beating Islamabad United by eight wickets in Eliminator 2.