Azam Khan was picked over Sarfaraz Ahmed in the T20 World Cup team for a reason, Pakistan chief selector Mohammad Wasim reveals

Mohammad Wasim said Azam Khan was picked over Sarfaraz Ahmed in the T20 World Cup team for a reason

Mohammad Wasim: “Azam Khan is an aggressive and attacking batter who also keeps wickets, a combination that has earned him the selectors’ nod ahead of Sarfaraz Ahmed”

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Pakistan chief selector Mohammad Wasim has revealed that wicketkeeper-batsman Azam Khan was picked over Sarfaraz Ahmed in the T20 World Cup squad for a reason.

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Had to compromise on fitness standards to pick him, Aaqib Javed on Pakistan big man included in the T20 World Cup team

Aaqib Javed said Pakistan had to compromise on their fitness standards to pick Azam Khan

Aaqib Javed: “They had to compromise in fitness as far as Azam Khan’s selection is concerned”

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Former Pakistan seamer Aaqib Javed said the national team had to compromise on their fitness standards in order to pick wicketkeeper-batsman Azam Khan.

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Has the potential to be an all-format player, Ali Khan Tareen on one of Pakistan’s most destructive batsmen

Ali Khan Tareen said Azam Khan has the potential to be an all-format player

Ali Khan Tareen on Azam Khan: “Has the potential to be an all-format player”

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Former Multan Sultans co-owner Ali Khan Tareen has heaped praise on wicketkeeper-batsman Azam Khan, saying he is “one of the most destructive [batsmen] out there” who has the potential to be an all-format player.

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Wait before judging him, Misbah on Pakistan big-hitter who has only played one proper inning

Misbah-ul-Haq said wait before judging Azam Khan

Misbah-ul-Haq: “Azam Khan has really played one proper innings so far and you cannot judge much from that and only when he has played more can we say anything about him”

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Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq said people should wait before judging wicketkeeper-batsman Azam Khan.

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Desire to hit big sixes can’t be a priority, Mohammad Yousuf on Pakistan batsman who constantly looks to go big

Mohammad Yousuf said Azam Khan's desire to hit big sixes can't be a priority

Mohammad Yousuf: “I’m sure he will improve but what he needs to do to work on is to analyse the match situation and what his team needs ahead of his own desire to hit big sixes”

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Legendary Pakistan batsman Mohammad Yousuf said wicketkeeper-batsman Azam Khan has to stop prioritising his desire to hit big sixes.

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He can’t hit sixes all the time, Mohammad Yousuf on Pakistan player who must learn to assess match situations

Mohammad Yousuf said Azam Khan can't hit sixes all the time

Mohammad Yousuf: “Hitting sixes is important in T20s, but a proper batsman has to look at the match situation first and foremost and also look at what the team needs”

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National High Performance Centre batting coach Mohammad Yousuf said wicketkeeper-batsman Azam Khan can’t look to hit sixes all the time.

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