Was it the system, Mohammad Amir grills Babar Azam about two underutilised Pakistan players

Mohammad Amir asked was it the system or Babar Azam who underutilised Pakistan spinner Abrar Ahmed and opener Fakhar Zaman

Mohammad Amir: “Was it the system who told him not to play Abrar Ahmad or bench Fakhar after [the] first match”

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Left-arm seamer Mohammad Amir has questioned whether former captain Babar Azam or the entire Pakistan cricket system was at fault for underutilising spinner Abrar Ahmed and opening batsman Fakhar Zaman.

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It doesn’t help, Babar Azam lashes out at certain players in the Pakistan team

Pakistan batsman Babar Azam said it doesn't help when spinners Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz and Usama Mir are not taking wickets in the middle overs

Babar Azam: “Our spinners aren’t taking wickets, which doesn’t help. That has a big effect because you need to take wickets in the middle overs”

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Former Pakistan captain Babar Azam has lashed out at the team’s spinners for their lack of impact in the 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup.

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He is an impact player like Fakhar Zaman, Imad Wasim urges Pakistan to get mystery spinner into the team

Imad Wasim said Pakistan mystery spinner Abrar Ahmed is an impact player like Fakhar Zaman

Imad Wasim: “We had been saying for a while that Fakhar Zaman is an impact player. Similarly, when Abrar will play, he will make an impact as well”

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Imad Wasim, who recently retired from international cricket, has urged Pakistan to include mystery spinner Abrar Ahmed in the ODI team as he is an “impact player” like opening batsman Fakhar Zaman.

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He needed more chances, Ahmed Shehzad thinks Pakistan bowler cannot be judged on World Cup performances

Ahmed Shehzad said Pakistan spinner Usama Mir needed more chances

Ahmed Shehzad: “Usama Mir, we had been saying [to] give him chances before the World Cup to give him confidence… see, Usama is a wrist-spinner. He’s more effective when the ball is old”

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Pakistan top order batsman Ahmed Shehzad believes spinner Usama Mir deserved more chances to play for the national team prior to the 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup.

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Stop letting him bowl with the new ball, Saeed Ajmal points out Pakistan pacer’s ineffectiveness

Saeed Ajmal said Pakistan must stop letting Haris Rauf bowl with the new ball

Saeed Ajmal: “I’ve been saying this for a long time to not make Haris bowl with the new ball. His overs with the new ball have not been so good lately”

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Newly-appointed Pakistan spin bowling coach Saeed Ajmal wants 150 kph fast bowler Haris Rauf to stop bowling with the new ball as he has been very ineffective.

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