Shaheen Shah Afridi:
Shaheen Shah Afridi show keen interest to play great cricket like last year while talking to media in Qaddafi Stadium, Lahore.
Playing county was a different experience. I hope it will be beneficial if I go to England with Pakistan team, says the Pakistani left arm pacer. Adding to his statement he said that, “The international team is not easy, Pakistani team will go against the West Indies with full strength”.
Answering to the question from local journalist about his bowling, Shaheen said that, “Nothing happens with speed, swing, it is more important to bowl on line length along with new bowlers, this will benefit the bowlers more. He further added that “It is good that new wickets are being made in Pakistan, hopefully fast bowlers will get more help.”
In last, Shaheen truly hoped that after Lahore, Karachi and Rawalpindi, Multan fans will also come to the stadium and support the Pakistani team.
National cricket team vice-captain Shadab Khan also talked with local journalists in Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore today. In his presser, he hope that there will be a decent series against West Indies.
Further added, “There were troublesome circumstances in the country. Uncertainty with game too.” On question upon his fitness he said that:
I experienced numerous wounds at an early age. It is challenging to get back to shape after such physical issues. Chances to stay in shape with so much wounds were less.
Vice captain Pakistan cricket team said that, “There was a long way to go for youngsters. Zahid Mehmood is performing great, Pakistan benefits from rivalry within the group.
Muhammad Rizwan while talking to media at the same venue discussed the performance of the top order. He said, “Our top order in ODIs is giving excellent performances. The performance of the middle order is being overlooked due to the excellent performances of the top order. When we think we are perfect, that’s the point when our downfall begins.
On question relevant to wicket keepers in national squad, he said that, “I want to play with not one but with five wicket keepers in the team. Harris has an international level of fitness and skills. Pakistan’s bowlers are the best in the world. There was a lot of talk about Pakistani bowlers in the county as well. Our team’s bowling standard is quite high. Babar Azam is a humble and excellent man. Apart from cricket, Babar has many other qualities.
He made a big revelation about Pakistani Skipper. He told media about Babar Azam that during Ramadan, Pepsi asked captain of Pakistan Cricket Team during a commercial shoot to shoot while drinking Pepsi. Babar Azam said that he could not break the fast and he would leave the commercial.