Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram feels middle-order batsman Fawad Alam must be included within the enjoying XI for the second Check towards England beginning Thursday.
The hosts received the primary Check in dramatic type in Manchester to take a 1-Zero lead within the three-match sequence. The final two matches will now be performed on the Ageas Bowl and Akram said ball will not flip as a lot on the venue so the guests must embrace an additional batsman.
“Within the subsequent match, you will not discover a turning wicket,” Akram instructed Samaa TV. “You’ll play with one spinner and you’ll have to play with an additional batsman.
“You want a middle-order batsman and Fawad Alam is the one. He’s additionally a left-hander, so the crew can have a left-right mixture.
“He has a mean of 56 in first-class cricket, has 100 on Check debut, so you’ll have to give him an opportunity. So if I used to be the captain, I would come with him within the center order,” he added.
26-year-old Alam has thus far performed three Exams and scored 250 runs, together with one century. He’s, nonetheless, a mainstay within the ODIs, having performed 38 matches and scoring 996 runs within the course of.
In the meantime, former nice Rashid Latif has urged the crew administration to incorporate Haider Ali within the enjoying XI for the essential sport.
“Haider Ali is lacking from this crew. His time to play is now and if he does not play, you’ll waste one 12 months of his profession,” Latif stated on his YouTube channel ‘Caught Behind’.
“We’re ready for Azhar Ali and Asad Shafiq to retire earlier than together with Haider Ali however by then it is going to be too late,” he added.