Why is he in the team, Waqar Younis on Pakistan player who came from outside

Waqar Younis said why is Pakistan top order batsman Fakhar Zaman in the T20 World Cup team

Waqar Younis: “My question is that Fakhar [Zaman] came from outside as he was not part of the first team”

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Legendary Pakistan pace bowler Waqar Younis has questioned why top order batsman Fakhar Zaman was included in the T20 World Cup team.

Zaman was initially named as one of the reserve players before the selectors decided to change the team and he was promoted to the main squad.

Zaman was in fantastic form in Pakistan’s two T20 World Cup practice games against the West Indies and South Africa.

He made an unbeaten 46 off 24 balls against the men from the Caribbean, which included four boundaries and two sixes, to lead his side to a seven-wicket win.

In the match against South Africa, Zaman scored 52 off 28 deliveries, which included two boundaries and five sixes. However, his effort with the bat went in vain as the Proteas emerged victorious by six wickets thanks to Rassie van der Dussen’s 101 not out, which came off 51 balls and included 10 boundaries and four sixes.

He didn’t bat in Pakistan’s first-ever World Cup win over India as the men in green cruised to a 10-wicket win on Sunday.

He scored 11 runs in the second match against New Zealand on Tuesday, which Pakistan went on to win by five wickets.

“My question is that Fakhar [Zaman] came from outside as he was not part of the first team,” Waqar, who recently resigned as Pakistan’s bowling coach, told A Sports as quoted by Cricket Pakistan.

Pakistan T20 World Cup Squad: Babar Azam (c), Shadab Khan (vc), Asif Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Sarfaraz Ahmed (wk), Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shoaib Malik

Pakistan T20 World Cup Reserves: Khushdil Shah, Shahnawaz Dahani, Usman Qadir

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4 thoughts on “Why is he in the team, Waqar Younis on Pakistan player who came from outside

  1. Look who is talking Ah Waqar under your supervision team was pathetic and almost ruined thank God you resigned and now he is jealous to see Pakistan shining in WT20. I feel so sorry for the Legend waqar. Don’t worry Fakhar sit and relax back home. Real stars are Indian squad but Pak proved no less and proved and hence did well as they indians unfortunately could not handle the pressure. Support real talent no matter where it’s coming from and dont criticize any player basis on a single participation. You can’t ignore his fielding as he took very crucial catches against NZ.

  2. You were a 🌟 star bowler Waqar…
    But a pathetic coach/manager for PAK.
    Relax and enjoy the ride that this PAK team is taking everybody through.

  3. U are jealous at d proformance of d team.leave the boys alone. Just shut up and put up.zThey will win d T20 world cup. I house them to win.ALLAH O AKBAR. Guyanese Supporter.

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