Stop giving lame excuses, Shoaib Akhtar tells naturally talented Pakistan player

Shoaib Akhtar told Babar Azam to stop giving lame excuses

Shoaib Akhtar: “It is all lame excuses. There was nothing on the wicket like extraordinary bounce. A little seam movement is expected in England. If you can’t handle that seam, then what will you do?”

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Legendary Pakistan pace bowler Shoaib Akhtar has told batsman Babar Azam to stop giving lame excuses.

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Desire to hit big sixes can’t be a priority, Mohammad Yousuf on Pakistan batsman who constantly looks to go big

Mohammad Yousuf said Azam Khan's desire to hit big sixes can't be a priority

Mohammad Yousuf: “I’m sure he will improve but what he needs to do to work on is to analyse the match situation and what his team needs ahead of his own desire to hit big sixes”

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Legendary Pakistan batsman Mohammad Yousuf said wicketkeeper-batsman Azam Khan has to stop prioritising his desire to hit big sixes.

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Stop comparing him to Kohli, Razzaq says elite 26-year-old Pakistan player should instead by compared to Inzamam, Miandad, Yousuf and Anwar

Abdul Razzaq said don't compare Babar Azam to Virat Kohli

Abdul Razzaq: “Firstly, we should not say such a thing [compare Virat Kohli with Babar Azam]. You can’t compare Indian players with Pakistan players because Pakistan has more talent”

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Former Pakistan all-rounder Abdul Razzaq has said that people should stop comparing captain Babar Azam to India skipper Virat Kohli.

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Stop expecting him to score 50-plus runs every time, Gibbs on Pakistan player people hold to extremely high standards

Herschelle Gibbs said stop expecting Babar Azam to score 50-plus runs every time

Herschelle Gibbs: “He is not going through a bad patch, it’s just that his standards are so high that people expect him to score 50-plus runs whenever he goes out to bat and that is a little bit unfair”

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Karachi Kings head coach Herschelle Gibbs said people need to stop expecting Pakistan captain Babar Azam to score 50-plus runs every time he walks out to the crease.

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Stop defining me by my Champions Trophy performance, annoyed Pakistan player says

Pakistan seamer Hasan Ali said people should stop defining him by his Champions Trophy performance

Pakistan seamer Hasan Ali: “At times it feels like I only took wickets in the Champions Trophy and nowhere else and people forget that I have 135 wickets for Pakistan in other matches and series than the Champions Trophy in 2017”

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Pakistan pace bowler Hasan Ali has said people need to stop defining him by his performance in the 2017 Champions Trophy.

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Stop treating him like Mohammad Amir, Latif on Pakistan all-rounder headed for the BBL

Rashid Latif said stop treating Imad Wasim like Mohammad Amir

Rashid Latif: “If you have made up your mind that you are going to treat him like this, then you are preparing a second Mohammad Amir”

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Former Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Rashid Latif has said the team management need to stop treating spin-bowling all-rounder Imad Wasim like Mohammad Amir.

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