Misbah-ul-Haq has backed Haider Ali And Asif Ali ahead of the first #PAKVZIM T20 which is scheduled to take place today.
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#PAKVZIM: Misbah-ul-Haq Backs Haider Ali And Asif Ali Despite Repeated Failures
Head coach, Misbah-ul-Haq while providing back to the misfiring middle-order batsmen i.e. Haider Ali and Asif Ali said, “Asif Ali is a player for me. Selectors chose him on the basis of his performances. I support whoever is performing the most. I equally support everyone but it seems, in media, my name is only associated with players who are not performing well. Nobody mentions players who are doing well”.
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Warns Against Complacency
Warning against complacency Misbah said, “Winning the series against South Africa has given us immense confidence. We will try to continue winning in the future. There is more pressure when you face sides like Zimbabwe. The expectations are really high. There are different conditions and oppositions. Zimbabwe have nothing to lose. The host team is comfortable in their own conditions and would be looking for opportunities. A mistake can cost us badly. The conditions here will be different and we expect some extra bounce”.
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Shaheen Shah’s Work-load
Discussing pacer Shaheen Shah’s work-load Misbah said, “It is an opportunity for performing players to stamp their authority while it is a chance for youngsters to make their mark. We cannot make all the changes in one go. We have made a rotation policy. People should stop worrying about Shaheen Shah’s workload. We are looking into it and will rest him wherever necessary”.