Too early to judge his potential, Ajmal on Pakistan spinner who has made a great start to his Test career

Saeed Ajmal said it is too early to judge Nauman Ali's potential

Saeed Ajmal: “We will find out about Nauman Ali’s ability when he will bowl against a top team. It is different ball game to bowl in Australia, England and New Zealand as compared to Pakistan”

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Former Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal said it is too early to judge the potential of fellow spinner Nauman Ali.

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They could hit me, but I knew I could get them out, Pakistan pace bowler Mohammad Asif on two legendary batsmen from India and Australia

Mohammad Asif said Virender Sehwag and Adam Gilchrist could hit him but he knew he could get them out

Mohammad Asif: “I enjoyed the challenge that the likes of Virender Sehwag and Adam Gilchrist presented and whilst I knew that they had the ability to play incredible shots and could hit me around a bit, the fact was that I had that knowledge and self-belief that sooner or later I would get them out”

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Pakistan seamer Mohammad Asif said he knew he could get legendary India opener Virender Sehwag and iconic Australia wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Gilchrist out even though they “could hit me around a bit”.

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They were formidable opponents, Pakistan seamer Mohammad Asif on Australian duo who could whack bowlers all over the ground

Mohammad Asif said Matthew Hayden and Adam Gilchrist were formidable opponents

Mohammad Asif: “Matthew Hayden and Adam Gilchrist were formidable opponents as they wanted to dominate the bowlers and were always looking to attack you”

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Pakistan pace bowler Mohammad Asif has admitted that the legendary Australian duo of Matthew Hayden and Adam Gilchrist were “formidable opponents”.

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Felt my back would break in the searing heat, Pakistan speedster and swing specialist says

Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif said he felt his back would break in the searing heat

Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif: “When I had bowled for an hour to one batsman, the next one would be ready. It was searing heat and it felt as if my back was going to break”

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Pakistan seamer Mohammad Asif has revealed that during his first international tour with the national team, he felt his back would break as he was bowling for hours in the nets in the searing heat.

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Only followed one bowler all my life and that is Pat Cummins, Pakistan youngster recently included in the Under-19 team says

Zeeshan Zameer said he has only followed one bowler all his life and that is Pat Cummins

Zeeshan Zameer: “I have only followed one bowler all my life and that is Pat Cummins, and he is my role model”

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Pakistan fast bowler Zeeshan Zameer said he has “only followed one bowler all my life and that is Pat Cummins”.

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Trying to bowl like Brad Hogg, Pakistan teenager who has claimed the wicket of Babar Azam says

Pakistan spinner Faisal Akram said he is trying to bowl like Brad Hogg

Pakistan spinner Faisal Akram: “My favourite bowler in international cricket was Brad Hogg, who I have followed from the beginning and also try to copy”

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Pakistan left-arm wrist-spinner Faisal Akram has revealed that he is trying to bowl like former Australia left-arm spinner Brad Hogg.

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Difficult to bowl to him, Pakistan seamer Mohammad Amir on Australia century machine with awkward technique

Mohammad Amir said it is difficult to bowl to Steve Smith because of his awkward technique

Mohammad Amir: “In recent days, I find it difficult to bowl to Steven Smith because of his awkward technique”

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Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir admitted that it is difficult to bowl to Australia batsman Steve Smith due to his awkward technique.

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Hit me all around the park, Pakistan pace bowler Mohammad Amir on Australia player with brute strength

Mohammad Amir said Shane Watson used to hit him all around the park

Mohammad Amir: “Shane Watson used to be trouble me during the early part of my career in 2009. He was at his peak at that time. He used to hit me all around the park”

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Pakistan pace bowler Mohammad Amir has revealed that former Australia all-rounder Shane Watson used to “hit me all around the park”.

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Top three in the world, Pakistan seamer Mohammad Amir picks bowlers from New Zealand, India and Australia

Mohammad Amir said Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah and Mitchell Starc are the top three in the world

Mohammad Amir: “First would be [Trent] Boult. I like him a lot. Second would be [Jasprit] Bumrah as he is keeps performing in all three formats. Mitchell Starc would also be among the best”

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Pakistan left-arm seamer Mohammad Amir picked New Zealand pacer Trent Boult, India pace bowler Jasprit Bumrah and Australia left-armer Mitchell Starc as his top three fast bowlers in the world.

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Thanks for going easy on me, Shane Watson tells Pakistan player while reminiscing about their fiery battle on the pitch

Shane Watson thanked Wahab Riaz for going easy on him

Shane Watson: “One of the more colourful moments in my career. Thank you Wahab Riaz for going easy on me”

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Former Australia all-rounder Shane Watson thanked Pakistan left-arm seamer Wahab Riaz for “going easy on me” when reminiscing about their fiery battle during the 2015 World Cup.

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