Could be talking 14-15 crore, Ravichandran Ashwin on how much IPL teams would pay for Pakistan superstar

Ravichandran Ashwin said you could be talking 14-15 crore if IPL teams bid for Pakistan fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi

Ravichandran Ashwin: “A tall left-arm seamer who sets the game with the new ball and also unleashes yorkers at the death. He might have gone for 14-15 crore had he been there at the IPL auction”

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India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin said Pakistan left-arm seamer Shaheen Shah Afridi could get bids in the range of 14-15 crore from Indian Premier League (IPL) teams if he were in the auction.

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Can help Pakistan in the runs department, Rashid Latif wants to see underutilised all-rounder back in the team

Rashid Latif said Faheem Ashraf can help Pakistan in the runs department

Rashid Latif: “Faheem Ashraf possesses the ability to take wickets and also score runs. He could have acted as an additional pacer while also helping Pakistan in the runs department”

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Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif feels that underutilised all-rounder Faheem Ashraf should return to the national team as he “possesses the ability to take wickets and also score runs”.

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Not only relying on speed, Pakistan bowler aiming to hit 145 kph and perfect line and length says

Pakistan quick Naseem Shah said he is not only relying on speed

Pakistan quick Naseem Shah: “I feel if I am bowling at 145 kph and have variations, you are likely to succeed. My aim has been the same, [which] is to bring perfection in my line and lengths and not only rely on speed”

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Pakistan fast bowler Naseem Shah said he doesn’t only want to “rely on speed” as hitting the perfect line and length will enable him to take more wickets.

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You can see how much progress he has made, Shaun Tait on Pakistan new ball bowler who consistently hits the right areas

Shaun Tait said you can see how much progress Pakistan fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi has made

Shaun Tait: “It comes down to consistency in your areas and a guy like you spoke about like Shaheen to have pretty good figures and take wickets and certainly with the new ball, it just goes to show where he is with his bowling”

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Pakistan fast bowling coach Shaun Tait said people can see how much progress left-arm speedster Shaheen Shah Afridi has made.

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Used the same ploy on Waqar Younis, Saleem Malik on how he got the best out of the Pakistan swing specialist

Saleem Malik said he used the same ploy on Waqar Younis

Saleem Malik: “I would use the same ploy on Waqar. This is what is called management. I used my brain to make sure they kept performing”

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Former Pakistan batsman Saleem Malik said he used to call Waqar Younis the best bowler in the world in order to ensure he kept taking wickets.

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Your reputation will suffer if you don’t get wickets, Saleem Malik on Pakistan bowler who he told was the world number one

Saleem Malik told Pakistan great Wasim Akram his reputation would suffer if he didn't take wickets

Saleem Malik: “I would tell him Waz, you are the world’s No. 1 bowler. If you get wickets or not, it won’t affect me because it’s your own reputation”

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Former Pakistan captain Saleem Malik recalled telling legendary left-arm seamer Wasim Akram that his reputation would suffer if he didn’t get wickets.

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Told him don’t only focus on batting, Mohammad Rizwan on Pakistan power-hitter proving he is a useful bowler

Mohammad Rizwan said he told Pakistan big-hitter Khushdil Shah don't only focus on batting

Mohammad Rizwan: “We’ve told him not to only focus on his batting”

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Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan said during the Pakistan Super League (PSL), he and the Multan Sultans team management told big-hitter Khushdil Shah not to only focus on his batting as he has the ability to be a useful bowler.

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