Babar Azam and Azhar Ali can’t win matches on their own, Kamran Akmal shocked at Pakistan’s lack of batting firepower for South Africa series

Kamran Akmal said Babar Azam and Azhar Ali can't win matches on their own

Kamran Akmal: “You cannot win matches with just two batsmen — Babar Azam and Azhar Ali. Babar has just come out of long injury problem while Azhar’s batting could also be shaky against South Africa’s left-arm spinners”

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Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal said the national team cannot expect to win their upcoming Test series against South Africa with “just two batsmen”.

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WAPDA and SSGC would beat this Pakistan team in four days, Akmal boldly claims

Kamran Akmal said the WAPDA and SSGC teams would beat this Pakistan side in four days

Kamran Akmal: “I can vouch and put in writing that WAPDA and SSGC teams can beat this formation. Give me the power and I will raise a team of WAPDA players and I can bet they will beat this team within four days”

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Wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal has boldly claimed that the Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) cricket team and Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) side would beat the Pakistan team selected for the South Africa series within four days.

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Backing Pakistan to beat South Africa, pace bowler with over 400 international wickets says

Pakistan seamer Umar Gul is backing Pakistan to beat South Africa

Pakistan seamer Umar Gul: “I am backing the Babar Azam-led team to win this Test and better our record against South Africa at one of our favourite Test venues”

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Legendary Pakistan pace bowler Umar Gul said he is backing the national team to beat South Africa.

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We have to learn to win without him, Younis admits Pakistan relies too much on 26-year-old player

Younis Khan said Pakistan must learn to win without Babar Azam as they rely on him too much right now

Younis Khan: “The captain and most important player being unfit led to an unsuccessful series against New Zealand. If Babar Azam is not available, that does not mean we should lose”

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Pakistan batting coach Younis Khan has admitted that the national team relies too much on captain Babar Azam and must learn to win games without him.

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Backing them to win the Pakistan Super League, Arthur thinks franchise can win second title

Mickey Arthur said he is backing the Karachi Kings to win PSL 6

Mickey Arthur: “I am convinced that Karachi Kings have the ability to retain the title this year”

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Former Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur believes the Karachi Kings can retain their title in the upcoming edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL).

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Three of the best in the world, Dilbar Hussain on two Pakistan stars and one Afghanistan sensation

Dilbar Hussain said Shaheen Shah Afridi, Haris Rauf and Rashid Khan are three of the best bowlers in the world right now

Dilbar Hussain: “We have Rashid Khan, Shaheen Afridi and Haris Rauf, who are three of the best bowlers in the world at the moment”

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Dilbar Hussain believes the Pakistan duo of Shaheen Shah Afridi and Haris Rauf, along with Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan, are three of the best bowlers in the world right now.

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No doubt he’s a match-winner, Asif on Pakistan player who can single-handedly bring down the opposition

Mohammad Asif said there is no doubt that Mohammad Amir is a match-winner

Mohammad Asif: “There is no doubt that Mohammad Amir at his best is still a match-winner”

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Pakistan seamer Mohammad Asif has lavished praise on Mohammad Amir, saying “he is a bowler who can single-handedly win you a match in the white-ball formats”.

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No Azam, no problem, Rizwan confident Pakistan can win 1st Test against New Zealand

Mohammad Rizwan said no Babar Azam no problem

Mohammad Rizwan: “We will definitely miss our superstar Babar bhai, but we have still got depth in our batting and bowling department”

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Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan said even though captain Babar Azam will miss the first Test against New Zealand, he is still confident about the team’s chances of winning.

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Both of them are fearless, Faisal Iqbal on two Pakistan players who don’t give up

Faisal Iqbal said both Imran Farhat and Ayaz Tasawar are fearless

Faisal Iqbal: “Fearless batting display from Imran Farhat, Ayaz Tasawar and Akbar played an important part for our win”

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Balochistan head coach Faisal Iqbal has called captain Imran Farhat and batsman Ayaz Tasawar “fearless” after they played crucial roles in leading the team to victory over Northern in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy.

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His critics said he wasn’t a match-winner, now he has shut them up, Akhtar on Pakistan player who is doing everything right

Shoaib Akhtar said Babar Azam has shut his critics up after they said he wasn't a match-winner

Shoaib Akhtar: “Babar Azam has also proved critics wrong who claimed that he wasn’t a match-winner”

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Legendary Pakistan pace bowler Shoaib Akhtar said captain Babar Azam has shut his critics up after they said he wasn’t a match-winner.

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