Such a skillful bowler, England captain Joe Root on Pakistan spinner who could turn the ball both ways

Joe Root said Saeed Ajmal was such a skillful bowler

Joe Root: “He was still very skillful and had the ability to take the ball both ways”

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England Test captain Joe Root admitted that former Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal was such a skillful bowler as he had the ability to turn the ball both ways.

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Hot for the last few seasons, Du Plessis on rapid Pakistan bowler who can inflict serious damage

Faf du Plessis said Shaheen Shah Afridi has been hot for the last few seasons

Faf du Plessis: “Shaheen Shah Afridi has been hot for the last few seasons, so someone like [him] will be pretty dangerous”

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South Africa star Faf du Plessis admitted that Pakistan left-arm seamer Shaheen Shah Afridi “has been hot for the last few seasons”.

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We will have to bring our A game against him, Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali on dangerous South Africa player

Azhar Ali said Pakistan will have to bring their A game against Keshav Maharaj

Azhar Ali: “South Africa is a strong team – they have a good mix of fast bowlers and also have a good spin attack in the shape of Keshav Maharaj who has been with the side for a long time, and is a consistent performer”

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Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali has admitted that his side “will have to bring our A game” against South Africa left-arm spinner Keshav Maharaj.

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Dangerous duo, Yousuf on Pakistan pair who could score runs anywhere

Mohammad Yousuf said Inzamam-ul-Haq and Saeed Anwar were a dangerous duo as they could score runs anywhere

Mohammad Yousuf: “In terms of batting, we are trying to teach players about how to play shots all over the ground. In the past Inzamam [ul-Haq] bhai and Saeed [Anwar] bhai, and [now] Babar Azam, had the ability to play at a 360 [degree] angle”

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Iconic Pakistan batsman Mohammad Yousuf said former captain Inzamam-ul-Haq and opener Saeed Anwar were so dangerous since they had the ability to score runs all over the ground.

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They can cause us some problems, Rizwan wary of world-class New Zealand trio

Mohammad Rizwan said Trent Boult, Tim Southee and Neil Wagner can cause Pakistan some problems

Mohammad Rizwan: “If New Zealand have the luxury of fielding a world-class seam-bowling attack like [Trent] Boult, [Tim] Southee and Wagner, then our bowlers certainly have the capacity and firepower to create a lot of problems for their batsmen”

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Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan has admitted that the New Zealand pace trio of Trent Boult, Tim Southee and Neil Wagner could cause his side some problems during the upcoming Test series.

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Dangerous side with class players, New Zealand player admits Pakistan are major threat

Neil Wagner said Pakistan are a dangerous side with class players

Neil Wagner: “Pakistan are a dangerous side with class players throughout their lineup – so we know we’ll have to be at the top of our game”

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New Zealand left-arm seamer Neil Wagner has admitted that Pakistan “are a dangerous side with class players throughout their lineup”.

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He’s Mr 360, Pakistan pacer Sohail Tanvir on batsman who would smack everyone all over the ground

Sohail Tanvir said AB de Villiers was Mr 360 and would smack you all over the ground

Sohail Tanvir: “He was Mr 360 and he would smack you all over the ground. You couldn’t make a strategy against him because he could play anywhere you bowled”

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Pakistan left-arm seamer Sohail Tanvir said former South Africa batsman AB de Villiers is Mr 360 and was a very dangerous player.

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He’s a dangerous man, Faf du Plessis looking forward to playing with Pakistan player

Faf du Plessis said Shoaib Malik is a dangerous man and is excited to be playing alongside him for the Peshawar Zalmi in the PSL playoffs

Faf du Plessis: “I’ve played quite a bit of cricket against Shoaib Malik, always been on the receiving end of him scoring some runs so he’s a good experienced cricket so he’s probably one guy I’ll enjoy playing with”

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South Africa batsman Faf du Plessis admitted that he is looking forward to playing with veteran Pakistan all-rounder Shoaib Malik in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) playoffs.

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