Very similar to Mitchell Starc, Hussey on 21-year-old Pakistan bowler whose future looks really bright

David Hussey said Pakistan left-arm seamer Shaheen Shah Afridi is very similar to Australia fast bowler Mitchell Starc

David Hussey: “Not dissimilar to when Mitchell Starc first started out playing for Australia”

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Former Australia batsman David Hussey said Pakistan left-arm seamer Shaheen Shah Afridi is very similar to Mitchell Starc.

Both players recently played in the T20 World Cup and showed just how dangerous they can be.

Starc took nine wickets in seven matches at an average of 27.55 and an economy rate of 9.18 as Australia went on to be crowned champions.

Afridi, meanwhile, claimed seven wickets in six games at an average of 24.14 and an economy rate of 7.04.

“Not dissimilar to when Mitchell Starc first started out playing for Australia,” Hussey told ABC Sport.

Pakistan are now preparing to play three T20 Internationals and two Tests against Bangladesh.

The T20 series will be held from November 19 to 22, while the Test series will begin on November 26.

Pakistan’s Squad for Bangladesh T20 Series: Babar Azam (captain), Shadab Khan (vice-captain), Asif Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan (wicketkeeper), Sarfaraz Ahmed (wicketkeeper), Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shahnawaz Dahani, Shoaib Malik, Usman Qadir

Pakistan squad for Bangladesh Test series: Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wicketkeeper), Abdullah Shafique, Abid Ali, Azhar Ali, Bilal Asif, Faheem Ashraf, Fawad Alam, Hasan Ali, Imam-ul-Haq, Kamran Ghulam, Mohammad Abbas, Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, Nauman Ali, Sajid Khan, Sarfaraz Ahmed (wicketkeeper), Saud Shakeel, Shaheen Afridi, Zahid Mahmood

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