I would have replaced Misbah-ul-Haq as captain, Pakistan batsman remembers being told this by PCB chairman

Ahmed Shehzad said he would have replaced Misbah-ul-Haq as Pakistan captain

Ahmed Shehzad: “Since this was Misbah-ul-Haq’s last tournament, he said I would lead the Pakistan side after 2015 World Cup and I should behave accordingly”

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Pakistan batsman Ahmed Shehzad said he was told he would replace Misbah-ul-Haq as captain of the national team after the 2015 World Cup.

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You’re our asset, Pakistan batsman Ahmed Shehzad recalls PCB chairman telling him that he is performing brilliantly

Pakistan batsman Ahmed Shehzad remembered Najam Sethi telling him you're our asset

Ahmed Shehzad: “We think that you speak well and you dress well. Plus you’re performing brilliantly, you’re our asset”

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Pakistan batsman Ahmed Shehzad said former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi told him that “you’re our asset”.

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Najam Sethi told me he was considering making me captain, big-hitting Pakistan opening batsman says

Pakistan batsman Ahmed Shehzad said Najam Sethi told him he was considering making him captain

Ahmed Shehzad: “Najam Sethi met me in official meetings before the 2015 World Cup. In those meetings, he categorically told me that he was considering me for captaincy”

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Pakistan opening batsman Ahmed Shehzad said former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi told him that he was considering making him captain.

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Many options right now for Pakistan captaincy, Mohammad Hafeez sees two standout candidates

Mohammad Hafeez said there are many options right now for the Pakistan captaincy

Mohammad Hafeez: “Babar is doing very well, Rizwan has done well as a captain for Multan Sultans. I was really impressed with Shadab’s captaincy as well”

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Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez said there are many options available when it comes to those who are qualified to captain the national team.

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Not seen any cricketer of his class, Hasan Ali on Pakistan player reaching the top of his game

Hasan Ali said he has not seen any cricketer of Pakistan captain Babar Azam's class

Hasan Ali: “I have not seen any cricketer of Babar Azam’s class since getting mature, I have seen the process of Babar reaching the top of his game. As a captain, he is getting better day by day”

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Pakistan pace bowler Hasan Ali said he has “not seen any cricketer of Babar Azam’s class since getting mature”.

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Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis wouldn’t talk to me, former Pakistan captain says

Former Pakistan captain Saleem Malik said Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis wouldn't talk to him

Former Pakistan captain Saleem Malik: “Do you know that they both (Wasim and Waqar) wouldn’t speak to me because I was made the captain? I even talked to them about it a couple of times”

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Former Pakistan batsman Saleem Malik said the legendary pace duo of Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis wouldn’t speak to him when he was named captain.

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