One of the best Pakistan has produced, Wasim Akram praises graceful left-handed opening batsman

Wasim Akram said Saeed Anwar is one of the best batsmen Pakistan has produced

Wasim Akram: “I’ll start off with a leftie from Pakistan, Saeed Anwar. Not the best fielder but as a batter one of the best Pakistan has produced; an all-round player”

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Legendary left-arm seamer Wasim Akram said left-handed opening batsman Saeed Anwar was one of the best cricketers Pakistan has ever produced.

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Brings the aggression and power-hitting Pakistan missing, Ian Bishop wants destructive powerhouse opening the batting

Ian Bishop said opening batsman Fakhar Zaman brings the aggression and power-hitting Pakistan are missing

Ian Bishop: “It’s the sort of aggression and power-hitting that Pakistan have been missing at the top of the order”

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Former West Indies fast bowler Ian Bishop wants Fakhar Zaman opening the batting going forward as he has the “aggression and power-hitting” that Pakistan is missing.

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Pakistan’s next big thing, Irfan Pathan confident opening batsman can survive at the international level

Irfan Pathan believes Abdullah Shafique is the next big thing for Pakistan

Irfan Pathan: “Abdullah Shafique is [the] next big thing for team Pakistan. He [has] got [the] proper technique to survive at this level”

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Former India fast bowler Irfan Pathan believes opening batsman Abdullah Shafique “is [the] next big thing” for Pakistan.

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He made a statement, Shane Watson points to Pakistan batsman likely to be the new full-time opener

Shane Watson said Pakistan opener Abdullah Shafique made a statement with the bat during the World Cup

Shane Watson: “What an innings from Abdullah. He really made a statement… with 113 when his country needed him to stand up as an opener”

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Former Australia all-rounder Shane Watson believes Pakistan opener Abdullah Shafique made quite a statement with the bat during the 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup.

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I want him opening for Pakistan in T20Is, Sarfaraz Ahmed makes choice that may be unpopular with some people

Sarfaraz Ahmed said he wants Babar Azam opening the batting for Pakistan in T20Is

Sarfaraz Ahmed: “My opinion is different that there is a partner alongside Babar [who can accelerate]. If I am the captain, I would want Babar to open for my team and play [the] full 20 overs”

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Sarfaraz Ahmed believes that Pakistan captain Babar Azam should continue opening the batting in T20Is, even though this may be an unpopular choice with a lot of people.

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Boundaries from the first ball, Pakistan opener admits he likes to go big right away

Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman said he tries to hit boundaries from the first ball

Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman: “I try to go for boundaries from the very first ball and make the most of the good balls by rotating the strike”

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Fakhar Zaman, the aggressive Pakistan left-handed opener, said he likes to go big right away by hitting boundaries from the first ball of a match.

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