New Delhi. Former Pakistan captain and wicket-keeper batsman Sarfaraz Ahmed believes that all-rounder Shadab Khan has the potential to become the country’s captain in all three formats. Sarfaraz was asked in a YouTube podcast that who among Shaheen Shah Afridi, Mohammad Rizwan and Shadab has the ability to become the captain of all three formats, then he gave an opinion in favor of Shadab.
Explaining the reason for choosing Shadab as the captain, Sarfaraz said, “Look, the number at which he bats, he can adjust in the team. If you play cricket abroad, if you play Test cricket, then you will have five bowlers there.” to play with. In these five bowlers, your fifth bowler will be an all-rounder who can do both batting and bowling. If you talk about ODI cricket, at this time in white ball and T20 cricket, he can adjust in all the three formats.
The question is that you have a team consisting of five batsmen and five bowlers. You can only take one guy in the team who is an allrounder and there are three contenders for it – Imad Wasim, Mohammad Nawaz and Shadab Khan..who would you pick? In response, Sarfaraz again chose Shadab Khan.
Explaining the reason for this, Sarfaraz said that apart from Shadab batting and bowling, Shadab is also good in fielding. Although Nawaz is also a good fielder but Shadab is better than him. In March this year, Shadab was appointed the captain of the Pakistan team in the three T20 series against Afghanistan, but he had to face a 2-1 defeat in the series. Was lying.
FIRST PUBLISHED : June 13, 2023