Lacking good openers, Wasim says Pakistan will invest in young player who is an exception

Mohammad Wasim said Pakistan lack good openers but Abdullah Shafique will be invested in as he is an exception

Mohammad Wasim on Abdullah Shafique: “We’ve looked at this guy and we feel that he is someone who we can invest in and who has potential. I hope that over the course of time he will prove his worth”

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Pakistan chief selector Mohammad Wasim said the country has a lack of good opening batsmen, but Abdullah Shafique is proving to be an exception.

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Very impressive and has so much potential, Wasim on 21-year-old Pakistan batsman with good technique

Mohammad Wasim said Abdullah Shafique is very impressive and has so much potential

Mohammad Wasim on Abdullah Shafique: “Technically he is very sound, and he has a lot of potential and wherever he has played he has impressed everyone”

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Pakistan chief selector Mohammad Wasim said batsman Abdullah Shafique is very impressive and has so much potential.

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He needs to stop panicking, Babar Azam on 21-year-old Pakistan player who is a sound batsman

Babar Azam said Abdullah Shafique needs to stop panicking

Babar Azam on Abdullah Shafique: “we are trying to explain to him that he should not panic as there is a lot of pressure in international cricket”

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Pakistan captain Babar Azam said batsman Abdullah Shafique needs to stop panicking when at the crease.

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Are we handing out Test caps for free, former Pakistan captain criticises selection of Abdullah Shafique

Inzamam-ul-Haq asked if Test caps are being given out for free while criticising the selection of Abdullah Shafique for the South Africa series

Inzamam-ul-Haq on Abdullah Shafique: “On the basis of just one first-class match, we are making efforts to give [a] Test cap to a player”

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Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has criticised the selection of batsman Abdullah Shafique for the upcoming series against South Africa.

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Why wasn’t he picked, Arthur shocked talented Pakistan batsman undrafted for PSL 6

Mickey Arthur said why wasn't Abdullah Shafique picked by any franchise for PSL 6

Mickey Arthur: “What was disappointing to see for me in this player draft was that guys like Abdullah Shafique were not picked up by any franchise”

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Former Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur admitted that he was shocked to see batsman Abdullah Shafique go undrafted during the recent Pakistan Super League (PSL) draft.

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Two new partners for Abid Ali, Wasim on skilled Pakistan duo selected for South Africa series

Mohammad Wasim said there could be two new partners for Abid Ali in the form of Abdullah Shafique and Imran Butt

Mohammad Wasim: “Shan’s bad form has opened doors for Abid Ali’s new partner, be it either Abdullah Shafique or Imran Butt”

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Pakistan chief selector Mohammad Wasim said Abdullah Shafique and Imran Butt have the chance to become Abid Ali’s new opening partner in the upcoming series against South Africa.

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Don’t drop them so soon, Yousuf wants Pakistan batting duo to be given time

Mohammad Yousuf said Haider Ali and Abdullah Shafique should not be dropped so soon

Mohammad Yousuf: “They [Haider Ali and Abdullah Shafique] are good players, that’s why they have been selected but we need to give them more time before passing a judgment”

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Former Pakistan batsman Mohammad Yousuf has said that the batting duo of Haider Ali and Abdullah Shafique should not be dropped if they fail to perform in their next few games.

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Don’t kid yourselves, you don’t have two openers, former captain wants Pakistan to accept the truth

Former Pakistan captain Aamer Sohail said Pakistan shouldn't kid themselves by thinking that they have two openers

Former Pakistan captain Aamer Sohail: “You don’t have two openers. You are sending a message to the aspiring and upcoming openers that you should not do it because we are going to use a middle-order batsman for that slot”

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Former Pakistan captain Aamer Sohail has said that the national team must wake up to the reality that they haven’t got two opening batsmen.

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It was Southee, not Saudi Arabia, Akhtar bamboozled over why Pakistan newcomer was so scared

Shoaib Akhtar asked why Abdullah Shafique was so scared saying he was facing Tim Southee not Saudi Arabia

Shoaib Akhtar: “Abdullah Shafique was trying to play a pull shot with his head down. It was Tim Southee, not Saudi Arabia that you were so scared”

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Former Pakistan seamer Shoaib Akhtar has questioned why batsman Abdullah Shafique looked so scared during the second T20 International against New Zealand.

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