I want a top order spot in the Pakistan team, ambitious 20-year-old says

Pakistan batsman Abdullah Shafique is ambitious as he wants a spot in the top order in the Pakistan team

Pakistan batsman Abdullah Shafique: “There is a lot of competition in the top order but whenever I am given an opportunity, I will try to do my best”

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Batsman Abdullah Shafique has expressed his desire to secure a spot in Pakistan’s top order after he was picked for the Zimbabwe series.

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I belong in the top order, Pakistan batsman a lot of people are talking about says

Pakistan batsman Rohail Nazir said he belongs in the top order

Pakistan batsman Rohail Nazir: “I was waiting for an opportunity to bat high in the order; I had the belief that I will make full use of the opportunity whenever it comes”

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Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Rohail Nazir has said that he belongs in the top order after his impressive National T20 Cup performance on Tuesday.

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Kamran Akmal details how Sarfaraz Ahmed can cement his spot in the Pakistan team

Kamran Akmal details how Sarfaraz Ahmed can cement his place in the Pakistan team

Kamran Akmal: “He must concentrate on not only doing well in domestic cricket as a wicketkeeper but also as a captain”

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Kamran Akmal noted that former captain Sarfaraz Ahmed needs to start batting in the top order if he wants to get back into the national team and cement his place in the side.

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Pakistan captain Azhar Ali exposes England’s weakness ahead of Test series

Azhar Ali exposes England's weakness ahead of the 3 Test series Pakistan cricket

Azhar Ali: “Looking at their batting, their top-order has been fragile for some time since Alastair Cook retired”

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Pakistan Test captain Azhar Ali has pinpointed England’s “fragile” top order as a weakness and said his side will take advantage of it during the upcoming series.

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Why does Sohail not see Sarfraz as a top order batsman?

Aamir Sohail Sarfraz Ahmed shouldn't bat in the top order as he has got most of his runs at number six or seven Pakistan cricket

Aamir Sohail: “Sarfraz is ideally suited for six or seven and he has got runs at that position so why disturb him from his comfort zone”

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Former Pakistan captain Aamir Sohail feels that current skipper Sarfraz Ahmed shouldn’t be a top order batsman as he has enjoyed most of his success batting at six or seven.

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Our batting was ‘bitterly disappointing’, says Ottis Gibson

"Obviously, [I'm] very disappointed with the way we batted"

“Obviously, [I’m] very disappointed with the way we batted”

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West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson has announced that the national team’s performance with the bat during their 186-run loss to New Zealand in the first Test in Jamaica was “bitterly disappointing”.

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