Knew I could hit him for boundaries, Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman on world number one bowler

Fakhar Zaman said he knew he could hit Tabraiz Shamsi for boundaries

Fakhar Zaman: “I talked to him to ask Babar if I could start playing my natural game now, as Shamsi was bowling. So at that time I was feeling that if I started hitting boundaries then I could win the game”

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Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman said he knew he could play his “natural game” and start hitting boundaries when South Africa spinner Tabraiz Shamsi, who is the top-ranked T20 bowler in the world, was bowling in the second ODI.

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He could be very effective in the 2nd Test, Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq on tricky spinner

Misbah-ul-Haq said Tabraiz Shamsi could be very effective in the 2nd Test against Pakistan

Misbah-ul-Haq: “Tabraiz Shamsi is a wrist-spinner which could prove very effective in dry conditions”

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Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq believes that South Africa spinner Tabraiz Shamsi “could prove very effective” in the second Test in Rawalpindi.

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Shamsi makes big promise if he is picked for the World Cup

Tabraiz Shamsi confident of excelling if he is picked for the 2019 World Cup South Africa cricket

Tabraiz Shamsi: “My ambition is to put in consistent performances and go to the World Cup and do some damage in England”

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South Africa spinner Tabraiz Shamsi has vowed to inflict serious damage on the opposing teams’ batting line-ups if he is picked for next year’s World Cup in England and Wales.

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Tahir rested for ODI series against Sri Lanka

Imran Tahir rested ODI series Sri Lanka South Africa cricket

Linda Zondi: “We have taken the strategic decision to rest Imran Tahir so that we can get a clearer picture as to who our best second spinner is to back him up at the World Cup”

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South Africa spinner Imran Tahir has been rested for the upcoming five-match ODI series against Sri Lanka, which begins on July 29 in Dambulla.

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