Hoped I would be picked for the tour of South Africa and Zimbabwe, Pakistan player who had best average among openers in QeA Trophy says

Pakistan batsman Zain Abbas said he hoped he would be picked for the tour of South Africa and Zimbabwe

Zain Abbas: “I was hopeful for selection [for the Zimbabwe tour] or at least to be invited for the Pakistan training camp because I had the highest average among openers in [the] QeA Trophy this season”

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Pakistan batsman Zain Abbas admitted that he was hoping to be picked in the Test team for the tour of South Africa and Zimbabwe following his stellar performance in domestic cricket.

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Should be used more because he bowls around 154 kph, Ramiz wants Pakistan player picked for all formats

Ramiz Raja said Mohammad Hasnain should be used more because he bowls around 154 kph

Ramiz Raja: “I feel Hasnain should be used more. A bowler having a speed of around 154 kph should play all formats”

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Former Pakistan captain Ramiz Raja believes pace bowler Mohammad Hasnain “should be used more” as he bowls around 154 kph.

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Rizwan gave me an opportunity, 20-year-old Pakistan player says he didn’t deserve to be picked

Mohammad Haris said Mohammad Rizwan gave him an opportunity even though he felt that he didn't deserve to be picked

Mohammad Haris on Mohammad Rizwan: “I would like to thank him for giving me an opportunity during [the] National T20 Cup. No other keeper does that. I didn’t deserve a place in the team while he was already there but he still kept me in the squad”

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Mohammad Haris said Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan gave him an opportunity during the National T20 Cup, even though he felt he didn’t deserve to be picked.

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If he is picked, people will say it’s because he is my nephew, Nadeem Khan on Pakistan youngster with a lot of potential

Nadeem Khan said if Azam Khan is picked, people will say it is because he is his nephew

Nadeem Khan: “Azam Khan’s future can be ruined because of me because whenever he will be selected, people will say that he is the nephew of Director High Performance”

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Nadeem Khan, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Director – High Performance, said if wicketkeeper-batsman Azam Khan is picked in the national team, people will say it is because he is his nephew.

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Want him to be in the squad when he can get into the playing XI, Wasim on 30-year-old player who has played for Pakistan before

Mohammad Wasim said he wants Usman Salahuddin to be in the Pakistan team when he can get into the playing XI

Mohammad Wasim on Usman Salahuddin: “Usman has played for Pakistan and I would like him to come into the squad when he will be considered to play in the starting XI rather than just as a squad player”

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Pakistan chief selector Mohammad Wasim said he wants batsman Usman Salahuddin to be picked in the national team when he can get into the playing XI.

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Falls in the all-rounder category, Wasim on Pakistan player who could make his international debut really soon

Mohammad Wasim said Mohammad Wasim falls in the all-rounder category

Mohammad Wasim: “Mohammad Wasim Jr has been picked early but I want to reiterate the point about fast-tracking players where we are lacking options. Wasim comes into the all-rounder category because he can bowl his full 4 overs”

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Pakistan chief selector Mohammad Wasim said pace bowler Mohammad Wasim should be classified as an all-rounder.

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He deserves a chance, Wasim on Pakistan bowler who has done well in domestic cricket

Mohammad Wasim said Arshad Iqbal deserves a chance to play for Pakistan

Mohammad Wasim: “We want to try out these new boys like Arshad Iqbal who has a bit of experience as he has been around for the last couple of seasons and has been bowling well not just in the PSL but also in domestic cricket”

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Pakistan chief selector Mohammad Wasim firmly believes that pace bowler Arshad Iqbal deserved to be picked for the tour of South Africa and Zimbabwe as he has done well in domestic cricket.

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I saw his medical reports, Mohammad Wasim insists Pakistan player wasn’t fit to be picked for tour of South Africa and Zimbabwe

Mohammad Wasim said he saw Yasir Shah's medical reports and insists the spinner wasn't fit to be selected for the tour of South Africa and Zimbabwe

Mohammad Wasim: “It was a simple case as far as Yasir Shah’s situation was concerned. I was in touch with the team physio, and I saw Yasir’s medical reports”

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Pakistan chief selector Mohammad Wasim has insisted that spinner Yasir Shah wasn’t fit to be picked for the tour of South Africa and Zimbabwe.

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