While speaking to Geo News ahead of the #PakvsEng Test series pacer Haris Rauf explained that Shaheen Afridi will be missed. It is worth mentioning here that because of an injury Afridi is likely to miss the home Tests against the visiting English and Kiwi sides.
In Afridi’s absence Haris Rauf who is yet to make his Test debut but who has made a reputation for himself in the limited overs versions of the game is expected to lead the country’s pace bowling attack. Naseem Shah and Faheem Ashraf have also been named in the squad to assist him.
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Haris Rauf Believes Shaheen Afridi Will Be Missed During The #PakvsEng Test Series
While expressing his views ahead of the first Test in Rawalpindi Haris said, “Shaheen’s absence will hurt Pakistan’s bowling attack. However, the rest of the bowlers are also confident ahead of the series. Getting Test cap is important for every player. I will perform to the best of my ability, if I make my debut in the first Test.
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“The bowling mindset is different in red-ball cricket as compared to white-ball matches. I’m practicing while keeping this in mind. We know that England like to play aggressive cricket and we are preparing accordingly in order to tackle it during the series.”