Khushdil dropped because of him, Waqar on Pakistan batsman who took the big-hitter’s spot

Waqar Younis said Khushdil Shah was dropped from Pakistan's T20 World Cup team because of Fakhar Zaman

Waqar Younis: “Then what we did is that we dropped a player from the main squad, which was Khushdil Shah”

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Former Pakistan bowling coach Waqar Younis said big-hitter Khushdil Shah was dropped in order for top order batsman Fakhar Zaman to be added to the T20 World Cup squad.

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Cut bowling options to pick him, Waqar on Pakistan player who didn’t stand out in the National T20 Cup

Waqar Younis said Pakistan cut their bowling options to pick Fakhar Zaman in the T20 World Cup team

Waqar Younis: “I think he scored 70 odd runs in domestic (National T20 Cup) and we included him in the team on [the] basis of that performance and reduced a bowler”

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Iconic Pakistan seamer Waqar Younis said the national team cut their bowling options in order to pick top order batsman Fakhar Zaman in the T20 World Cup squad.

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Command and presence, Hayden on Pakistan batsman who can hurt opposition teams

Matthew Hayden said Pakistan captain Babar Azam has command and presence

Matthew Hayden: “Babar has command and presence and he needs to fulfil that role in a batting sense and captain”

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Pakistan batting consultant Matthew Hayden said captain Babar Azam has significant “command and presence” when batting at the crease.

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Additional pressure on him, Hayden on Pakistan player with target on his back

Matthew Hayden said there will be additional pressure on Pakistan captain Babar Azam as he has a target on his back

Matthew Hayden: “There will be additional pressure on him [Babar Azam] as captain and [a] batsman [so] he will be targeted”

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Legendary Australia opener Matthew Hayden admitted that there will be “additional pressure” on Pakistan captain Babar Azam during the T20 World Cup.

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A quality all-rounder, Misbah glad the investment in a 27-year-old Pakistan player is paying off

Misbah-ul-Haq said Faheem Ashraf is a quality all-rounder

Misbah-ul-Haq: “We have lacked a quality bowling [and] batting all-rounder at number seven. We have invested in Faheem and he is finally coming good for us”

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Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq believes Faheem Ashraf is finally evolving into a quality all-rounder and is glad that the investment in him is paying off.

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