Provide a base for others to build on, Mahmood on two very talented Pakistan openers

Azhar Mahmood said Mohammad Rizwan and Shan Masood provide a base for others to build on

Azhar Mahmood: “We were very fortunate to have the likes of Shan Masood and Mohammad Rizwan who set up the innings so well and provided the base for others to build upon”

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Multan Sultans bowling coach Azhar Mahmood said Mohammad Rizwan and Shan Masood provided a base for others to build on since they did well as the team’s opening duo.

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Must open the batting or come one down, Moin Khan on useful Pakistan player who bats too low

Moin Khan said Sarfaraz Ahmed must open the batting or come one down

Moin Khan on Sarfaraz Ahmed: “I think he needs to promote himself in the batting order by opening or coming at one down, like Mohammad Rizwan”

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Former Pakistan captain Moin Khan said wicketkeeper-batsman Sarfaraz Ahmed must promote himself up the batting order.

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Hard to get in as an opener, Pakistan player who is eager to play in the T20 World Cup says

Pakistan opener Imam-ul-Haq said it is hard to get in as an opener

Pakistan opener Imam-ul-Haq: “Yes, I would like to play the T20 World Cup but there is a lot of competition as our opening pair is well-settled”

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Imam-ul-Haq said it is hard to get into the Pakistan T20 team as an opener since the current opening pair of captain Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan are doing so well.

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Doing so well as openers, Zaman on two Pakistan players with tremendous run-scoring talent

Fakhar Zaman said Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan have been doing so well as openers

Fakhar Zaman: “The kind of situation there was in [the] Africa tour, it required me to play down the order because Rizwan and Babar were playing so good as openers”

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Fakhar Zaman has heaped praise on Pakistan captain Babar Azam and wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan, saying they have been doing so well as openers.

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Played as an opener my entire career, Pakistan big-hitter batting lower down says

Pakistan batsman Fakhar Zaman said he has played as an opener his entire career but is batting lower down in T20 Internationals

Pakistan batsman Fakhar Zaman: “I have played my entire cricket as an opener. When you have a particular number, you enjoy playing at that number. However, when you play for Pakistan, you have to adjust according to the situation”

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Fakhar Zaman said he has played as an opener his entire career, but is happy to bat lower down the order in T20 Internationals.

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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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