Nothing more than a puppet, Pakistan legend Shoaib Akhtar on powerful person involved in selecting the team

Shoaib Akhtar said chief selector Mohammad Wasim is nothing more than a puppet

Shoaib Akhtar: “The Pakistan squad for T20 World Cup will be changed. Mohammad Wasim is not a chief selector, he is just a puppet”

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Legendary Pakistan pace bowler Shoaib Akhtar said chief selector Mohammad Wasim is nothing more than a “puppet”.

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He was in the mix, but Wasim Junior was a better choice, Mohammad Wasim on 140 kph Pakistan seamer making his name known

Mohammad Wasim said Shahnawaz Dahani was in the mix for the main squad for the T20 World Cup, but Mohammad Wasim Junior was a better choice

Mohammad Wasim: “Like Faheem, an uncapped Shahnawaz was tied with Mohammad Wasim Junior, but we opted for the latter due to his pace and batting abilities”

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Pakistan chief selector Mohammad Wasim said Shahnawaz Dahani was in the mix when the main squad for the T20 World Cup was being assembled.

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Ability to perform anywhere in top order gave him the edge over Fakhar Zaman, Wasim on Pakistan batsman who can launch massive sixes

Mohammad Wasim said Sohaib Maqsood's ability to perform anywhere in the top order gave him the edge over Fakhar Zaman

Mohammad Wasim: “Sohaib Maqsood’s ability to bat and perform anywhere in the top order has given him an edge over Fakhar”

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Pakistan chief selector Mohammad Wasim said Sohaib Maqsood’s ability to perform anywhere in the top order gave him the edge over Fakhar Zaman when it came to selecting the team for the T20 World Cup.

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He will make the pace attack stronger, Wasim on 140 kph Pakistan fast bowler who is still very young

Mohammad Wasim said Mohammad Wasim Junior will make the Pakistan pace attack stronger

Mohammad Wasim: “Wasim will bolster the fast bowling unit, which comprises Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Hasnain and Shaheen Shah Afridi”

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Pakistan chief selector Mohammad Wasim said fast bowler Mohammad Wasim Junior will make the pace attack stronger.

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Preferred over Faheem Ashraf due to his pace and big shots, Wasim on 20-year-old Pakistan youngster with a bright future

Mohammad Wasim said Mohammad Wasim Junior was preferred over Faheem Ashraf due to his pace and big shots

Mohammad Wasim: “Mohammad Wasim Junior has been preferred over Faheem Ashraf due to his pace and ability to hit big shots”

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Pakistan chief selector Mohammad Wasim revealed that talented youngster Mohammad Wasim Junior was preferred over all-rounder Faheem Ashraf in the T20 World Cup squad.

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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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Three top-quality spinners, Wasim on talented Pakistan players who are equally good with the bat

Mohammad Wasim said Pakistan have three top-quality spinners in Imad Wasim, Mohammad Nawaz and Shadab Khan

Mohammad Wasim: “In Imad Wasim, Mohammad Nawaz and Shadab Khan, we have three top-quality spinners who are equally good with the bat and outstanding in the field”

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Pakistan chief selector Mohammad Wasim said Imad Wasim, Mohammad Nawaz and Shadab Khan are “top-quality spinners”.

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The best middle order batsmen we have available, Wasim on two Pakistan players who are quick scorers

Mohammad Wasim said Asif Ali and Khushdil Shah are the best middle order batsmen Pakistan have available

Mohammad Wasim on Asif Ali and Khushdil Shah: “They are the best in the available pool of middle order batsmen and we remain confident that they will provide us solutions to our middle order difficulties through solid performances”

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Pakistan chief selector Mohammad Wasim said Asif Ali and Khushdil Shah are the best middle order batsmen available in the country.

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Tremendous talent and prowess, Wasim on six-hitting Pakistan duo who may not have impressive numbers

Mohammad Wasim said Asif Ali and Khushdil Shah have tremendous talent and prowess

Mohammad Wasim: “Asif Ali and Khushdil Shah may not have impressive numbers against their names but hardly anyone can doubt their tremendous talent and prowess”

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Pakistan chief selector Mohammad Wasim said big-hitters Asif Ali and Khushdil Shah are incredibly talented players.

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No rift between Pakistan captain Babar Azam and him, Mohammad Rizwan on person with high authority

Mohammad Rizwan said there is no rift between Babar Azam and Mohammad Wasim

Mohammad Rizwan on Babar Azam and Mohammad Wasim: “I did not hear that there was any problem between the captain and the chief selector”

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Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan has said there is no rift between captain Babar Azam and chief selector Mohammad Wasim.

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