It must be solved immediately, Kamran Akmal on serious problem the Pakistan team has

Kamran Akmal said Pakistan's middle order woes must be solved immediately

Kamran Akmal: “I’ve been seeing them lacking in middle order batting. The team management needs to make a proper combination and finalise it before the T20 World Cup”

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Veteran wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal said Pakistan need to solve their middle order batting problems immediately.

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They can fill the holes in the middle order, Misbah puts faith in two Pakistan batsmen with amazing big-hitting skills

Misbah-ul-Haq said Sohaib Maqsood and Azam Khan can fill the holes in the middle order

Misbah-ul-Haq: “We have included Azam Khan and Sohaib Maqsood in the side and hopefully the next two series will help us fill this gap”

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Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq has put his faith in big-hitting batsmen Sohaib Maqsood and Azam Khan when it comes to filling the holes in the middle order.

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They can make our middle order stronger, Babar Azam backs two Pakistan players to get the job done

Babar Azam said Haris Sohail and Saud Shakeel can make the middle order stronger

Babar Azam: “We are struggling a bit in the middle order but I’m hopeful that Haris Sohail and Saud Shakeel’s inclusion will help us in this regard”

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Pakistan captain Babar Azam has backed Haris Sohail and Saud Shakeel to make the ODI team’s middle order stronger.

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He needs no introduction, Shadab on Pakistan player who is skillful, gifted and successful

Shadab Khan said Babar Azam needs no introduction

Shadab Khan: “Our middle order is strong too with Babar Azam – who needs no introduction – and Mohammad Rizwan, who is fresh from winning the HBL PSL 6”

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Pakistan spinner Shadab Khan said captain Babar Azam needs no introduction in regards to how he strengthens the team’s middle order.

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Probably will perform 2 times out of 10, Pakistan batsman who noted his average will be about 25 says

Pakistan batsman Asif Ali said he probably will perform 2 times out of 10

Pakistan batsman Asif Ali: “If you take a look at middle order batsmen around the world like Glenn Maxwell, Jos Buttler, Andre Russell and if you take a look at their average, it’s going be to around 25 and they only perform two out of 10 times”

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Pakistan batsman Asif Ali said since he bats in the middle order and is usually expected to score quick runs, he will likely perform two times out of 10.

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He will strengthen the middle order, Mohammad Wasim on Pakistan batsman who averages 46.80 in ODIs

Mohammad Wasim said Haris Sohail will strengthen the middle order

Mohammad Wasim: “Haris Sohail has reclaimed the required fitness standards. [The] middle order is an area of concern, which is why we have made changes to strengthen that area”

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Pakistan chief selector Mohammad Wasim said batsman Haris Sohail will strengthen the middle order.

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Ready to open or bat in the middle order, Australia player who will represent Quetta Gladiators in the Pakistan Super League says

Quetta Gladiators batsman Jake Weatherald said he is ready to open or bat in the middle order in the Pakistan Super League

Quetta Gladiators batsman Jake Weatherald: “Opening the batting is something I am comfortable doing, so if I get an opportunity to bat there, it will be great. I am also happy to bat in the middle order”

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Australia batsman Jake Weatherald has made it clear that he is ready to open the batting or bat in the middle order for the Quetta Gladiators.

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Team management felt I should bat higher, Pakistan batsman who has returned to the middle order says

Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Sarfaraz Ahmed said the team management felt he should bat higher

Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Sarfaraz Ahmed: “The team management had decided that I should play a little higher in the batting order. So we made a combination accordingly. That is why I came to open in the start”

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Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman and Quetta Gladiators captain Sarfaraz Ahmed said he opened the batting initially in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) this year since the team management felt that he should bat higher.

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Looking for players to solve this problem, Younis Khan on nagging issue that has been hurting Pakistan

Younis Khan said Pakistan is looking for players to solve the middle order problem

Younis Khan: “We know we lack in middle order batting and we are working on it. We are finding batters for [the] middle order”

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Pakistan batting coach Younis Khan said “we know we lack in middle order batting” and are looking for players to solve this problem.

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