Pakistan must have a standard for picking players for national staff: Younis Khan

Pakistan'S Batting Advisor Younis Khan 
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Pakistan’s batting advisor Younis Khan 

Pakistan’s batting coach Younis Khan on Saturday stated he is perhaps not in contract because of the means people are chosen when it comes to nationwide group across formats.

Talking at a digital press meeting, the previous Pakistan captain caused it to be obvious that a standard has to be set-to pick players for senior team, specifically batsmen.

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“Yes we must have a standard. We must look at exactly how much cricket knowledge a player has actually under their buckle before considering him for selection. How much duty he could be ready to just take and whether he’s a performing player,” Younis said.

“I’m not in favour of selecting people predicated on restricted franchise cricket exposure,” he added whenever expected if picking young people with little domestic experience was counterproductive for Pakistan cricket.

“we agree players must-have appropriate first-class and record a knowledge to their rear before they truly are considered for choice. You’ll want to see how capable a person is of modifying to international requirements and cricket when he is chosen for Pakistan.”

The former batsman, who’s Pakistan’s highest run-getter in examinations with many centuries, stated that at times choice of players ended up being made because of pressure produced by the media, ex-players and experts on the Youtube stations.

“Yes it occurs, force was created to pick a natural player on these news platforms and YouTube channels and expectations tend to be large from that player when he fails he cannot manage.”

Younis reminded that in past times Pakistan produced quality batsmen because they arrived through a suitable system of high grade and listing a suits.

“You can’t expect you’ll find a Javed Miandad, Saeed Anwar, Mohammad Yousuf or Younis Khan until we put a standard for collection of batsmen.”

Younis also conceded that with some difficult cricket approaching, such as the World T20 in Asia, Pakistan necessary to work through its dilemmas in the centre and lower-order batting.

But he praised top-order players like Mohammad Rizwan, Babar Azam and Fakhar Zaman to get huge scores and using responsibility in recent years.

Younis said that various other players needed to study on Babar, which, he believed, is on their way to getting one of the batting greats.

“Babar has truly worked difficult on his fitness and strategy in which he is really so aware of the expectations of not merely Pakistani people but the cricket world has actually from him. He would like to be one of the works regularly and then he is hungry for success.”

Whenever inquired about the repeated opportunities provided to players like Asif Ai, Haider Ali among others despite their problems, Younis noticed that he had been simply a batting advisor and last choice had been the domain of this head advisor and captain.

“I can’t interfere. I can only give guidelines and comments to them together with concluding decision has been the top coach and captain. We are trying to find suitable combo in batting. In order for we have doing batsmen throughout platforms.”

Younis said the South African trip, where Pakistan won the ODI and T20 series, happens to be a great learning experience when it comes to players.

Younis stated the coming months would throw up hard cricket for Pakistan because of the T20 World Cup in India.

“Our company is with a lack of this area. We have to deal with this area.” 

Published at Sat, 17 Apr 2021 11:15:08 +0000