babar’s runs and shaheen’s wickets a winning recipe for pakistan against australia
In the upcoming Melbourne Test against Australia former Chief Selector Mohammad Wasim Emphasizes the Crucial role of Babar Azam’s batting, Shan Masood’s captaincy and Shaheen Afridi’s Bowling for Pakistan’s Success. Wasim identifies Bowling as a longstanding Challenge for Pakistan in Australia urging the inclusion of a Specialist Spinner in the Playing XI.
Reflecting on Historical Performances Wasim Points out that while Pakistan has Witnessed Brilliant displays by Batsmen in Australia, the Struggle often lies in taking 20 Wickets in a Test. He Draws Parallels with Past Mistakes, Particularly in Perth, where the Omission of a Specialized Spinner Proved to be a tactical error.
Wasim Stresses the importance of having a proper Spinner regardless of the Wicket Conditions. He Highlights missed Opportunities in Perth emphasizing the need for a Strategic approach in team Composition for the upcoming Test in Melbourne.
The former chief selector advocates for experienced Specialists in the final XI, emphasizing the redundancy of loading the team with all-Rounders. Wasim believes that a Strong top order of six Specialist batters, accompanied by a wicket-keeper and five Bowlers, Provides a balanced Combination for Success.
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Expressing Surprise at the Preference for inexperienced all-Rounders over Seasoned Pacers in Perth, Wasim calls for Clarity in squad Selection. He Believes that a squad of 15 Players with a clear Strategy would have Sufficed for a three-match Series.
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Wasim emphasizes the Overdue need for Substantial innings from Shan Masood, given his added Responsibility as the team’s captain. He also underscores the Significance of a big Performance from Babar Azam, Suggesting that the Melbourne Wicket will favor him. Wasim Concludes by stating that for Pakistan to Secure Victory, Babar must Score runs, and Shaheen must take wickets Highlighting the duo’s pivotal roles in the upcoming Test against Australia.