As good as I have ever seen, Matthew Hayden on Pakistan bowler producing magical deliveries

Matthew Hayden said Pakistan left-arm pace bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi's balls to India openers Rohit Sharma and Lokesh Rahul were as good as he has ever seen

Matthew Hayden: “Those 2 balls from Shaheen Afridi were as good as any I have ever seen, full stop”

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Iconic Australia opener Matthew Hayden said the two deliveries Pakistan left-arm fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi bowled to India openers Rohit Sharma and Lokesh Rahul in the T20 World Cup “were as good as any I have ever seen, full stop”.

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You are not playing that, Nasser Hussain on 145 kph Pakistan speedster bowling unplayable deliveries

Nasser Hussain said you are not playing that when talking about the ball Pakistan left-arm seamer Shaheen Shah Afridi bowled to India opener Lokesh Rahul in the T20 World Cup

Nasser Hussain: “I don’t care what nick you are in, I don’t care how many runs you’ve got, you ain’t playing that”

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Former England captain Nasser Hussain said no batsman would be able to play the ball Pakistan left-arm seamer Shaheen Shah Afridi bowled to India opener Lokesh Rahul in the T20 World Cup.

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They are the team’s anchors, Wasim Akram on two Pakistan players who can hold their own

Wasim Akram said Pakistan all-rounders Mohammad Hafeez and Shoaib Malik are the team's anchors

Wasim Akram: “If there is a situation where we lose 2 early wickets, then Hafeez and Malik can anchor”

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Legendary Pakistan left-arm seamer Wasim Akram said veteran all-rounders Shoaib Malik and Mohammad Hafeez are the national team’s anchor players.

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My childhood inspiration, Pakistan captain Babar Azam on talented batsman with endless scoring shots

Pakistan captain Babar Azam said AB de Villiers was his childhood inspiration

Babar Azam: “You were my childhood inspiration and I always tried to learn from your charismatic approach”

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Pakistan captain Babar Azam revealed legendary South Africa batsman AB de Villiers was his “childhood inspiration”.

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Absolutely sensational, Kevin Pietersen praises Pakistan player who can swing the ball both ways at 145 kph

Kevin Pietersen said Pakistan left-arm seamer Shaheen Shah Afridi is absolutely sensational

Kevin Pietersen: “[Shaheen Afridi’s] sensational new-ball spell against India set the tone for Pakistan’s tournament”

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Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen said Pakistan left-arm seamer Shaheen Shah Afridi is absolutely sensational.

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Among the best T20 batsmen, Kevin Pietersen on Pakistan player who cannot be dropped

Kevin Pietersen said Pakistan captain Babar Azam is among the best T20 batsmen

Kevin Pietersen: “Proved once more that he [Babar Azam] is among the most consistent and best T20 batters in the world”

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Iconic England batsman Kevin Pietersen said Pakistan captain Babar Azam is one of the best and most consistent T20 batsmen in the world.

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Battles brilliantly, Kevin Pietersen on Pakistan player with a lot of heart and fight

Kevin Pietersen said Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan battles brilliantly

Kevin Pietersen: “[He] did brilliantly to battle back from illness and score 67 against Australia in the semi-final”

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Legendary England batsman Kevin Pietersen praised Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan for battling brilliantly in the T20 World Cup semi-final against Australia.

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Not many can hit boundaries from ball one like him, Hogg on Pakistan player with all the big shots

Brad Hogg said not many can hit boundaries from ball one like Pakistan batsman Asif Ali

Brad Hogg: “It’s very hard to find players that can come in and find boundaries from ball one. But that was his job for the Pakistan team and it came off most of the time”

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Former Australia spinner Brad Hogg said Pakistan power-hitter Asif Ali is one of the few batsmen in the world that can hit boundaries from ball one.

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