Monday, October 28, 2019

Pakistan's New Look Test Attack

With the test retirements of Mohammad Aamer and Wahab Riaz, Pakistan's selectors had to look into the trenches to find able replacements for the upcoming Test tour to Australia.

The Chief Selector, Misbah Ul Haq, surprised everyone when he named young pacers, Naseem Shah and Muhammad Musa, and the domestic spin stalwart, Kashif Bhatti in Pakistan's Test squad.

Niether of them have played international cricket yet.

Also returning to the fold was Imran Khan Snr, who has appeared in 9 tests for Pakistan but last appeared for them three years ago!

These 4 join the experienced Yasir Shah, and somewhat experienced Mohammad Abbas and Shaheen Afridi, in a 7 man attack that is part of Pakistan's Test squad for the two tests against Australia.

These 7 have played 61 tests collectively. Nathan Lyon alone has played 91!

Talk about inexperience, that too for a place like Australia.

We all are aware of what Yasir, Abbas, and Shaheen are capable of. Here is a look at what made the selectors include the other 4 in the squad.

He is 33 and has been around the domestic scene for 12 years now.

A left arm finger spinner, Kashif has a very impressive domestic record, having picked up 327 wickets in 83 first class matches at an average of 22.8 and economy of 2.6. He is quite handy with the bat too averaging 24.2 in these 83 FC matches with 10 fifties and 2 hundreds.

Kashif has represented Hyderabad in the domestic circuit and in the newly revamped domestic circuit he is part of the Sindh team.

In the ongoing Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, Kashif has played 3 matches in which he has picked up 10 wickets at an average of 27.4 and economy of 2.04!

He not only has wicket taking ability but can also stop the flow of runs, which as we know is what Misbah likes for choking the opposition in Test cricket.

In recent times, Pakistan's spinners have started their International careers in the 30s, including legends like Saeed Ajmal and Yasir Shah. It is the same for Kashif who has finally got his chance; he would be looking forward to getting an opportunity in Australia.

He is the most exciting name in Pakistan's line up in my view. Naseem is only 16 and he is extremely fast!

He made his first class debut only a year ago and has played a mere 5 first class games. However the impression he has made in those games is good enough to give him a crack at International cricket in a place where the wickets are the fastest in the world.

In 5 FC matches, Naseem has picked up 17 wickets at an average of 18.7 and economy of 2.9.

In the ongiong Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, he is representing Central Punjab and he is the second highest wicket taker among pacers with 9 wickets at an average of 26.2.

Naseem is a very exciting prospect and he would relish the opportunity to have a go at the Australian batsmen in Brisbane and Adelaide.

He is another young tearaway at 19 years old and we all saw him turn out for Islamabad United in the PSL earlier this year.

But why he is in Pakistan's test squad, I am not too sure.

For his 17 wickets, he averages 37.5 in 7 First Class matches and in the ongoing Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, his 5 wickets have cost him 68.4 per wicket.

I understand he is an exciting prospect and probably has a bright future ahead of him, but there are so many other pacers in the domestic circuit, who are currently doing so much better in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, who could have been considered for the Australia tour.

Just to name a few, the likes of Sameen Gul, Haris Rauf, Tabish Khan and Ehsan Adil have been quite impressive in the QeT, and definitely far better than Musa has been.

I also do not understand what has resulted in a recall for Imran Khan. He has not had a good QeT with 5 wickets in 4 matches at an average of 54.8. He has not done much in the 3 years that he has been out of Pakistan's Test side. Nor does his Test average of over 30 make it seem like he was dropped unfairly.

Then why is he back when there are so many more talented pacers in Pakistan?

While Naseem and Kashif are inspired selections and both represent players with immense potential who can deliver for Pakistan; Musa and Imran Khan selections do not make much sense.

I am most excited about Naseem Shah and hope he gets a chance to play at least one of the test matches down under.

Make your pitch on this post...

Labels: , , , , , , , ,

6 Pitched:

  1. Credit Loan Solution said...

    Your trusted money lender in the World
    If you are looking for a Cash or financial loan with low interest rate and fast approval,
    look no where, we provide suitable and affordable repayment plan for you
    Fast and Instant loan from $500 to $800k
    Singaporeans and Foreigners are welcome.
    We keep all Customers information confidential

    NO Deposit Needed
    NO Guarantor Required
    Contact our Financial Advisor.
    Call or Whatsapps +31-635-250-311 (WhatsApp Only)

  2. Anonymous said...


    It Tears me Up Whenever we receive complaints from Clients About Their Experience With the Hackers They Met Before They Heard about us.
    These Days There Are alot of Hackers Online, You Just Have to Be Careful about who you meet for help, because many people now don't know who to ask for help anymore but there's really an actual solution to that which I am giving you for free, Don't go for the incompetent ones which I know you understand what I'm saying like hackers using gmail, yahoomail and other cheaper email accounts that could be easily hacked ⚠️🚷, come to think of it, why the fuck would a REAL HACKER want to use a Mailing Service that brings out his vulnerabilities? ❌❌ ❌ so can you see they are really not who they say they're, they are just here to Rip people Off, You Can Always Identify Them With Their False Write Ups and False Testimonies Trying To Lure you Into their Arms.❌❌❌ and my advice really goes out to you looking for a Real Hacker that's a heads up so that you wouldn’t fall deep into their trap no more.🚷⚠️⚠️⚠️

    ☑️ COMPOSITE CYBER SECURITY SPECIALISTS is here to Provide you with The Best Hackers, So you can get saved from The Arms of the Fake Hackers❌❌

    ☑️We have Legit Hackers and Private investigators at your service. 💻 Every member of our team is well experienced in their various niches with Great Skills, Technical Hacking Strategies And Positive Online Reviews And Recommendations💻🛠

    ☑️We have Digital Forensic Specialists, Certified Ethical Hackers, Computer Engineers, Cyber Security Experts, Private investigators and more on our team. Some Of These Specialist Includes ⭐️ DAWID CZAGAN⭐️ JACK CABLE ⭐️ SEAN MELIA ⭐️ ARNE SWINNEN ⭐️And More.
    Some Of The Services we render includes:
    * Website hacking 💻
    * Facebook and social media hacking 📲
    * Database hacking, & Blog Cleaning🛠
    * Phone and Gadget Hacking 📲
    * Clearing Of Criminal Records ❌
    * Location Tracking 📲
    and many More

    ☑️ Our Goal is to make your digital life secure, safe and hassle-free. All you Need To do is To Write us a Mail Then We’ll Assigned any of These Hackers To You Instantly.

    ☑️ CONTACT:
    ••• Email:

    🔘2020 © composite cybersecurity specialists
    🔘Want faster service? Contact us!
    🔘All Rights Reserved ®️

  3. Submission said...

    I really appreciate this post and I like this very much. I am waiting for new post here and Please keep it up in future.. mypowerplay11

  4. Unknown said...

    Have you ever been a victim of a scam? Lost your wallet or money to fake hackers online? I implore you to contact this trustworthy hacker and recovery expert WIZARDBRIXTON. I was a victim of fake people posing as binary options and bitcoin investors, I lost a sum of $10,000 and 2BTC from my bitcoin wallet to these fakes. It took a while before I realized they were scams and this really hurt .Then an in-law of mine heard about it and recommended to me a specialist with the address . He helped me recover my lost bitcoins in less than 72hrs and the fakes were caught and made to pay for what they did to me .if you have lost any amount to online scams and you're seeking to recover them, in fake hackers, online dating scams, btc wallet hack, fake binary investors .Reach out to WIZARDBRIXTON@GMAIL.COM to help you ,and you will be so glad you did so, best believe

  5. Unknown said...

    Hello everyone, Do you need hacking services? . please contact= WIZARDBRIXTON@GMAIL.COM
    Be warned, most of these hackers called here are imposters, I know how real hackers work, they never advertise in such a gullible way and they are always discreet. I was tricked so many times out of desperation trying to find urgent help to change my grades from school, finally my friend introduced me to a group of trusted hackers who work with discretion and delivery promptly, they do all sorts of hacking that you be be shock to believe
    +Database Hacking,
    +Spying and monitoring of any device
    +School grade hack,
    +Company records and systems,
    +Bank Account Hacks,
    +Clearing of Criminal records of diverse types,
    +VPN Software,
    +Monitoring of GPS locations,
    +Bank transfer, Western Union, Money Gram, Credit Card transfer,
    +Bank Account Hacks,
    +Credit score increase
    +University Grades Hack,
    +Any social media platform hack,
    +Retrieval of lost documents
    +Facebook Hacking Tricks,
    +Email hack: Gmail, AOL, Yahoomail, Proton-mail etc,
    +Mobile phone (call and text message Hacking are available also)
    +ATM hack,
    +Retrieval of lost documents, etc..
    Contact them at= WIZARDBRIXTON@GMAIL.COM

  6. Asore Corp said...


    Asore Corp is a group of multinational Hacker's, an affiliate of Evil Corp. We make sure by all means necessary that our clients get the best of services on a🔐PAYMENT AFTER JOB IS DONE BASIS✅. Rather than send money and trust a criminal to fulfill your deal, you can make sure the job is done before WORKMANSHIP is paid for. You'll get excellent customer service.

    That's a 100% guarantee. Our Cyber security Technicians are on standby 24/7 to receive your job requests.

    ⚠️ BEWARE OF FRAUDSTARS looking to hoax.

    if you have been a VICTIM, contact : ✉️ for directives.

    Here, it's always a win for you.


    ➡️Binary Option funds recovery

    ➡️Social media hack

    ➡️Recovery of loan scam

    ➡️Credit repair (Equifax,Experian,Transunion)

    ➡️Email hack

    ➡️College score upgrade

    ➡️Android & iPhone Hack

    ➡️Website design

    ➡️Website hack

    And lots more.

    DISCLAIMER: Asore Cyber Corp accepts no responsibility for any information,previously given to anybody by clients on as regarding the job. Asore Cyber Corp will not distribute contact information collected on any hacking job other than in the Asore corps Hacker's listings themselves, and will not sell contact information to third parties.



    Copyright ©️

    Asore Cyber Corp 2021.

    All rights reserved.

Post a Comment