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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Hot for the last few seasons, Du Plessis on rapid Pakistan bowler who can inflict serious damage

Faf du Plessis said Shaheen Shah Afridi has been hot for the last few seasons

Faf du Plessis: “Shaheen Shah Afridi has been hot for the last few seasons, so someone like [him] will be pretty dangerous”

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South Africa star Faf du Plessis admitted that Pakistan left-arm seamer Shaheen Shah Afridi “has been hot for the last few seasons”.

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We will have to bring our A game against him, Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali on dangerous South Africa player

Azhar Ali said Pakistan will have to bring their A game against Keshav Maharaj

Azhar Ali: “South Africa is a strong team – they have a good mix of fast bowlers and also have a good spin attack in the shape of Keshav Maharaj who has been with the side for a long time, and is a consistent performer”

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Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali has admitted that his side “will have to bring our A game” against South Africa left-arm spinner Keshav Maharaj.

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Developing a ball that will trouble batsmen, Pakistan bowler finding more ways to take wickets

Pakistan seamer Shaheen Shah Afridi said he is developing a ball that will trouble batsmen

Pakistan seamer Shaheen Shah Afridi: “They are many good bowlers who can bowl good slower ones but I’m trying to develop such a delivery which is difficult for the batsmen to read”

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Pakistan left-arm seamer Shaheen Shah Afridi revealed that he is developing a ball that “is difficult for the batsmen to read”.

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A world-class pace attack, Pakistan opener admits New Zealand bowlers are serious threat

Pakistan opener Shan Masood admitted that New Zealand have a world-class pace attack

Pakistan opener Shan Masood: “These pitches here will offer bounce and lateral movement and obviously New Zealand have a world-class fast bowling attack”

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Pakistan opener Shan Masood admitted that New Zealand’s pace attack will pose a serious threat in the upcoming T20 and Test series as they are “world-class”.

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What do you mean we will send you back, Pakistan player angry at New Zealand Cricket’s threat

Pakistan great Shoaib Akhtar was angry at New Zealand Cricket and asked what the board meant when they said they will send the Pakistan team back

Pakistan great Shoaib Akhtar: “What does it mean, ‘we will send you back’? Is it a club team or what? NZC should behave themselves and think before giving a statement regarding a national team”

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Legendary Pakistan pace bowler Shoaib Akhtar has slammed New Zealand Cricket (NZC) for threatening to send the national team back after six players tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19).

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Shaheen Shah Afridi could be an absolute nightmare for batsmen if he improves one thing, Hussain says

Nasser Hussain said Shaheen Shah Afridi can become an absolute nightmare for batsmen if he does one thing

Nasser Hussain on Shaheen Shah Afridi: “He was a handful for left-handers because of his line and he was swinging it from their off-stump. If he could swing it in from just outside the right-handers off-stump that would be very effective”

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Former England captain Nasser Hussain believes Pakistan left-arm seamer Shaheen Shah Afridi can become an absolute nightmare if he gets the ball to swing in from outside off-stump when bowling to right-handed batsmen.

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Michael Vaughan reveals which Pakistan player is a ‘real threat’

Michael Vaughan said Mohammad Abbas is a wonderful bowler and a real threat Pakistan cricket

Michael Vaughan: “He is a wonderful bowler. You can tell when an opposition team has meetings on how to play him, you know he is a real threat”

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Former England captain Michael Vaughan has lavished praise on Pakistan seamer Mohammad Abbas, calling him a “wonderful bowler” and a “real threat”.

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