Pakistan’s senior-most batsman Azhar Ali has made an attraction to the younger weapons within the crew to brush apart their insecurities and specific themselves freely in opposition to South Africa within the upcoming Test collection. South Africa who final visited Pakistan in 2007 had gained the two-Test collection 1-0. Last week, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) introduced a 20-member squad, together with 9 uncapped gamers, for the Test collection, which commences on January 26. “International cricket is always a challenge. Even if you play as a youngster or up there for long, pressure will remain forever,” ESPNcricinfo quoted Azhar as saying.
“But obviously for a new player it is a challenge to handle pressure and then there are insecurities in our culture around what if they are dropped,” he added.
Earlier, Pakistan batting coach Younis Khan highlighted how different groups have gamers who burst into the worldwide area after enjoying at the least 100 first-class video games, and Pakistan however picks gamers their performances in different codecs.
Azhar agreed with the previous skipper and suggested the kids to belief their abilities and do what they’re good at.
“Obviously we understand that there is a big difference between international and domestic cricket which makes them a bit insecure. But as a senior player, my advice to them is to trust their skills and stick with that they are doing to do well,” stated Azhar.
“Because that is what is going to give them the best chance to perform. If you think too much that will bring negativity and hold you from doing well. So be positive and grab the opportunity,” he stated.
Aleem Dar might be officiating in his first-ever Test at residence, whereas on-field umpire Ahsan Raza and match referee Mohammad Javed Malik can even make their Test debuts because the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), on behalf of the International Cricket Council (ICC), confirmed match officers for the Test collection on January 16.
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