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2021 T20 World Cup preparations on track: Pakistan head coach and chief selector Misbah-Haq

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Pakistan head coach and chief selector Misbah-Haq

Pakistan head coach and chief selector Misbah-Haq has brushed apart considerations over preparations for 2021 World T20, assuring he would have a robust pool to choose the very best 15 from for the occasion to be held in India.

He additionally made it clear that the workforce administration had roles for senior gamers Wahab Riaz, Muhammad Hafeez, Sarfaraz Ahmed and Shoaib Malik of their plans for the World Cup and they’d not be discarded.

The former Test captain additionally instructed a press convention in Lahore on Monday that he was making an attempt to totally empower restricted overs captain Babar Azam and it was a fallacious impression that the younger batsman is being dominated by the workforce administration together with himself.

“Babar is powerful and takes his own decisions and we are not trying to dominate him we are trying to empower him.

“I do know having remained captain myself how vital it’s to provide authority to a captain who can solely study after taking selections and don’t neglect any captain could make errors on a day,” Misbah mentioned.

Describing the tour of England as one with positives, Misbah admitted that he and the workforce had regrets that they didn’t win the Test collection 1-0 and the T20 collection by 2-0.

“Overall, it was a very important tour because of the Covid-19 situation and it was also important for World and English cricket and if I summarise it obviously regret is there as a team and coach that results didn’t go in our favour.

Misbah also said that the consistent bad weather was also a frustrating factor in the Test series, which Pakistan lost 1-0.

“I believe we created an excellent picture of Pakistan cricket and for me essentially the most pleasing facet was that as a workforce we bonded quite a bit and as a coach and selector the gamers additionally opened as much as me and shared their emotions with me.

“I believe that when communication is good between a coach and his players any insecurities or fear among players which are performance related vanish.”

Misbah additionally felt that the truth that Pakistan had managed to twice get 190 totals within the T20 collection have been positives and indicated the workforce was transferring in the best path.

“They are encouraging signs and in future we will build on it.”

Misbah mentioned that they had sufficient time to groom the children with the seniors for the World Cup.

“The cricket we are playing in T20 cricket I think we are going towards on the right track gaining firepower. We need to show more consistency. We have a young lot of bowlers. We have invested correctly.

“Results should not desired ones however general the method I’m glad with.


Misbah also said when he took over, Pakistan was already on a losing streak in T20 cricket due to the dip in form of performers like Fakhar Zaman, Shadab Khan and Hasan Ali and said disappointment is natural when you don’t get desired results as a player and coach.

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