Lose weight or quit cricket, Aaqib Javed tells promising Pakistan player criticised for being overweight for a long time

Aaqib Javed told Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Azam Khan to lose weight or quit cricket

Aaqib Javed: “Azam Khan should either quit cricket or else transform himself into a cricketer”

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Lahore Qalandars head coach Aaqib Javed has told Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Azam Khan to work on his fitness and lose weight or stop playing cricket altogether.

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Responsible for the rise of Pakistan cricket, Aaqib Javed picks five players who have played instrumental roles

Aaqib Javed said Babar Azam, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Mohammad Rizwan, Haris Rauf and Shadab Khan have been responsible for the rise of Pakistan cricket

Aaqib Javed: “The rise of Pakistan cricket largely has depended on performances from Shaheen, Haris Rauf, Shadab Khan, Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan”

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Lahore Qalandars head coach Aaqib Javed said Babar Azam, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Mohammad Rizwan, Haris Rauf and Shadab Khan have largely been responsible for the “rise of Pakistan cricket”.

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Jasprit Bumrah’s performances are less threatening than his, Aaqib Javed on Pakistan pace spearhead

Aaqib Javed said Jasprit Bumrah's performances are less threatening than Pakistan fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi

Aaqib Javed: “He has less threatening performances than Shaheen, whether it’s in T20s, ODIs, or Tests”

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Lahore Qalandars head coach Aaqib Javed said India pace bowler Jasprit Bumrah’s performances have been less threatening in comparison to Pakistan speedster Shaheen Shah Afridi.

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Much more aggressive than Jasprit Bumrah, Aaqib Javed on Pakistan bowler who always means business

Aaqib Javed said Pakistan pace bowler Haris Rauf is much more aggressive than Jasprit Bumrah

Aaqib Javed: “The aggression he has, the way he runs, the batsman knows that the bowler is running towards him, but Bumrah’s isn’t that aggressive”

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Lahore Qalandars head coach Aaqib Javed said Pakistan fast bowler Haris Rauf is much more aggressive than his Indian counterpart Jasprit Bumrah.

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Used to be completely unknown, Aaqib Javed on Pakistan player who is one of the top performers in limited overs cricket

Aaqib Javed said Pakistan seamer Haris Rauf used to be completely unknown

Aaqib Javed: “You’ve seen the example of Haris Rauf who was an unknown individual when he first arrived to appear in the trials and today he is one of the top performers in white-ball cricket”

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Former Pakistan pace bowler Aaqib Javed said Haris Rauf used to be completely unknown before he burst onto the scene and established himself as “one of the top performers in white-ball cricket”.

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Rishabh Pant is well behind him, Aaqib Javed on Pakistan player who is way more responsible

Aaqib Javed said Rishabh Pant is well behind Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan

Aaqib Javed: “Rizwan is better than Pant these days. There is no doubt that Pant is an extremely skillful player but the way Rizwan takes the responsibility, Pant is well behind him”

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Aaqib Javed said India wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant is well behind his Pakistan counterpart Mohammad Rizwan when it comes to responsibility.

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