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Hafeez suggests a new role for Shadab Khan

Hafeez suggests a new role for Shadab Khan
Hafeez suggests a new role for Shadab Khan in the Pak

 

Shadab has demonstrated his batting prowess in the ongoing season of PSL 9 by amassing 278 runs in nine innings at an impressive strike rate of 145.54, including three half-centuriesFormer Pakistan captain Mohammad Hafeez has recommended a strategic change in using Shadab Khan as a batting all-rounder to address Pakistan’s concerns in the middle order.

Shadab has showcased his batting prowess in the ongoing season of PSL 9, scoring 278 runs at an impressive strike rate of 145.54, including three half-centuries. Speaking to a local sports channel, Hafeez highlighted Shadab’s batting abilities, which could help solve Pakistan’s middle-order woes.

Hafeez suggests a new role for Shadab Khan hope

Shadab stands as the only hope and we need to boost his confidence as he has batting skills. We should use him primarily as a batting all-rounder rather than a bowling all-rounder, he added. He pointed out the lack of middle-order performers in the PSL, barring Iftikhar Ahmed, and believes that Shadab could be the solution to the problem.

Pakistan still has a problem in the middle order, the players currently performing in the PSL are either openers or No.3,” he concluded. Shadab Khan came into the white-ball team on the back of his performances as a leg-spinner in PSL 2. He has since transformed into an all-rounder who can bat at number six/seven for the national team. Shadab has been consistently batting high up the order for Islamabad United, but the same strategy hasn’t been employed by Pakistan.

Batting all-rounder utilize

We should use him primarily as a batting all-rounder rather than a bowling all-rounder,” as Hafeez feels his national team selection is not justified solely on his bowling form. Hafeez, himself a An all-rounder, combined batting and bowling during his career as he was restricted to bowling which made him a versatile batsman.

Hafeez suggests a new role for Shadab Khan

His batting position kept changing. Sometimes batting as an opener, while coming in as a power hitter on several occasions. Former captain of Pakistan cricket team Mohammad Hafeez expressed his desire to see Shadab Khan batting at the top in the national team. Expressing his opinion on a private television channel, Hafeez said, “Shadab Khan stands as the only hope to solve the middle order problems. We need to boost his confidence because he has batting skills.

بیٹنگ آل راؤنڈر نے استفادہ کیا۔

ہمیں اسے بنیادی طور پر باؤلنگ آل راؤنڈر کے بجائے ایک بیٹنگ آل راؤنڈر کے طور پر استعمال کرنا چاہیے،” جیسا کہ حفیظ کو لگتا ہے کہ ان کی قومی ٹیم کا انتخاب صرف ان کی باؤلنگ فارم پر جائز نہیں ہے۔

حفیظ، جو خود ایک آل راؤنڈر ہیں، نے اپنے کیریئر کے دوران بیٹنگ اور باؤلنگ کے درمیان اتحاد کیا کیونکہ ان پر باؤلنگ پر پابندی عائد ہوتی تھی جس کی وجہ سے وہ ایک ماہر بلے باز بن گئے۔ اس کی بیٹنگ کی پوزیشن مسلسل بدلتی رہی۔ کبھی کبھی اوپنر کے طور پر بیٹنگ کرتے ہیں، جبکہ متعدد مواقع پر پاور ہٹر کے طور پر آتے ہیں۔

پاکستان کرکٹ ٹیم کے سابق کپتان محمد حفیظ نے شاداب خان کو قومی ٹیم میں اعلیٰ بیٹنگ کرتے ہوئے دیکھنے کی خواہش کا اظہار کیا۔ ایک نجی ٹیلی ویژن چینل پر اپنی رائے کا اظہار کرتے ہوئے حفیظ نے کہا، ”شاداب خان مڈل آرڈر کے مسائل حل کرنے کی واحد امید کے طور پر کھڑے ہیں۔ ہمیں اس کے اعتماد کو بڑھانے کی ضرورت ہے کیونکہ وہ بلے بازی کی صلاحیتوں کے مالک ہیں۔

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