Folks criticised his defensive fashion, Shafiq on ex-Pakistan captain

Asad Shafiq said people criticised former Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq's defensive style

Asad Shafiq: “Folks criticise Misbah-ul-Haq for having a defensive fashion, however each captain has a unique plan. He believed that we should always look forward to the opposition to make a mistake”

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Asad Shafiq mentioned folks criticised Misbah-ul-Haq for being too defensive when captaining the staff.

The veteran center order batsman famous that Misbah adopted this strategy since he needed to outsmart the opposition and look forward to them to “make a mistake”.

“Folks criticise Misbah-ul-Haq for having a defensive fashion, however each captain has a unique plan. He believed that we should always look forward to the opposition to make a mistake,” he was quoted as saying by Cricwick.

Shafiq remains to be taking part in home cricket in Pakistan and has been in strong type within the ongoing Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, the place he has been representing Balochistan.

Within the 10 matches he has featured in, he has amassed 661 runs, which incorporates two centuries and three fifties, at a mean of fifty.84.

The 36-year-old hasn’t performed for Pakistan since August 2020, however nonetheless has his sights set on a recall.

There’s a chance that Shafiq might land on the selectors’ radar if he has an impressive marketing campaign within the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy as Pakistan have been struggling to search out the proper batsmen for his or her center order.

Since Shafiq has performed 77 Checks up to now, his expertise might show helpful and earn him one other alternative if the selectors decide to select a extra seasoned participant within the Check squad down the road.

Regardless of his good type within the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, he wasn’t chosen for Pakistan’s three-Check collection towards England in December.

Pakistan’s Squad for England Check Sequence: Babar Azam (capt), Mohammad Rizwan, Imam-ul-Haq, Abdullah Shafique, Azhar Ali, Abrar Ahmed, Mohammad Ali, Shan Masood, Faheem Ashraf, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Nawaz, Nauman Ali, Saud Shakeel, Zahid Mahmood, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Naseem Shah, Salman Ali Agha, Sarfaraz Ahmed

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