Babar Azam has said Pakistani fast bowlers would perform well on pitch conditions that favor spin found in Sri Lanka. “Gaining the top spot and doing Pakistan proud is an incredible feeling. I’m going to do my best to perform for my nation,” he concluded. In the morning, he addressed a pre-departure Sri Lanka tour presser at the Gaddafi Stadium.
On Monday stated that Pakistan fast bowlers have performed consistently over the last few years, and he was confident that they would continue to perform well in this Sri Lanka tour.
“We have a great spin attack, and our speedy bowlers can perform in various conditions. We also have batters that possess the expertise to perform under those situations,” Babar said while hosting a press conference before departing and heading for Colombo through Dubai in the early morning of Monday. As captain, Babar has won two Tests in the series against South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Bangladesh and one with Australia and the West Indies while losing one Test each against Australia, the West Indies, and Australia.
Fifth-placed Pakistan will play Sri Lanka, seventh in the ICC Test team rankings, for a series that will start in Galle between July 16 and 20. In colombia the second test match was played between July 24 and 28 in the R. Premadasa Stadium. “Similarly, our fast bowlers were well prepared for the match during the training camp, which was held in Rawalpindi last week at the time of the center]. “
“Yasir Shah has changed bowler with a strong economic position with Sri Lanka while working overtime to stay focused in the last couple of weeks,” Babar said. Babar added that the spinners department is strong, Yasir Shah is back, and there is an aid for spinners. The fast bowlers are also confident and can perform under any conditions.
There are challenges when playing in harsh conditions, and they have prepared them for the conditions. Pakistan team is performing well, and everyone should be satisfied: National captain Babar Azam stated. The former quick bowler Shoaib Akhtar visited the camp and inspired the fast bowlers to play a lot.
Shaun Masood will play if he is a good fit for the team and has the need. I think it’s best to have it. Other spinners are equally good. These spinners are at work on their actions. Babar disagreed with the person who asked who claimed that Pakistan required a solid fifth-inning hitter and said that wicket-keeper, or batter Mohammad Rizwan,
Nawaz, and he was playing in the middle and that all players could perform as per the demands instead. Babar Azam also said I’m doing my best to raise my rank. Still, much time is left in Big Bash League (BBL). There’s a lot to do in our cricket, so I haven’t even thought about it in the past.
If Babar was asked whether he would like to play with Kohli next year in the Afro-Asian cricket being planned through the Asian Cricket Council, the Pakistan captain claimed his focus was on the Sri Lanka series. When asked about breaking Kohli’s records, Babar declared that he focused solely on his performance, not the name Kohli. Indian batter.
Concerning the forecast for rain during the forthcoming series, the coach said, “weather isn’t under our control; all could we do is create an appropriate team and adapt to the circumstances.” However, he noted that eleven players would be determined based on the SL conditions. Regarding the absence of off-spinner Sajid Khan, who was part of the squad traveling in Sri Lanka, he told Sajid Khan was reworking his actions and was given time to study. During
Afridi’s lengthy batting session, Babar Azam said Shaheen Shah Afridi is eager to improve his batting in the nets. He also said that 30 to 35 runs from bowlers give an edge to teams during matches.
A former Pakistan fast bowler, Shoaib Akhtar, went to the national team training camp and chatted with fast bowlers. Babar stated that the meeting between Akhtar and the pacers benefited them from learning a lot. “Our fast bowlers learned valuable advice from Shoaib Bhai,” Babar responded to a reporter.
The two-match series forms an element of the ICC World Test Championship 2021-2023 cycle. At first, this Pakistan Tour of Sri Lanka was going to include a three-match one-day international and a two-match series, but the 50-over series were removed because they were not an element of the 2021-2023 ICC Cricket World Cup Super League.