Amir and three others would be in my squad, Shoaib Akhtar unveils his Pakistan team for the T20 World Cup

Shoaib Akhtar said he would have picked Mohammad Amir, Shoaib Malik, Faheem Ashraf and Hussain Talat in his Pakistan T20 World Cup squad

Shoaib Akhtar would have picked Mohammad Amir, Shoaib Malik, Faheem Ashraf and Hussain Talat in his Pakistan T20 World Cup team

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Iconic Pakistan seamer Shoaib Akhtar said he would have picked left-arm fast bowler Mohammad Amir in the squad for the T20 World Cup.

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I’m not scared of bowling slower balls, 150 kph Pakistan speedster in dangerous form says

Pakistan fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi said he is not scared of bowling slower balls

Pakistan fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi: “I do not shy away from using the slower balls”

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Pakistan left-arm seamer Shaheen Shah Afridi has made it clear that he is not afraid of utilising the slower ball to his advantage in T20 cricket.

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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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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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Had to compromise on fitness standards to pick him, Aaqib Javed on Pakistan big man included in the T20 World Cup team

Aaqib Javed said Pakistan had to compromise on their fitness standards to pick Azam Khan

Aaqib Javed: “They had to compromise in fitness as far as Azam Khan’s selection is concerned”

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Former Pakistan seamer Aaqib Javed said the national team had to compromise on their fitness standards in order to pick wicketkeeper-batsman Azam Khan.

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