Sarfaraz Ahmed, Naseem Shah, Mohd. Amir, Shan Masood and Faheem Ashraf named Pakistan’s dream opening pairs while responding to Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) campaign on social media. So, here is a look at how the current lot of cricketers in the country went about while selecting country’s all-time great opening pair.
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Apart From Naseem Shah Every One Else Selects Saeed Anwar
Rookie Naseem Shah named Test skipper Azhar Ali and Shan Masood as the country’s best ever however, all others selected Saeed Anwar while naming Pakistan’s dream opening pairs. Hence, former captain Sarfaraz Ahmed and Shan Masood picked Hanif Muhammad to partner the south-paw; Mohd. Amir preferred Amir Sohail while Faheem Ashraf opted for Mohd. Hafeez.
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Start Of The Campaign
The entire exercise marks the start of PCB’s campaign which aims to invite fans to select their favorite Pakistani cricketers for different roles from across generations. It is also worth mentioning here that owing to COVID-19 cricket like all other games has been hit hard and thus, boards across the globe have been busy engaging the audience via similar online campaigns.
PCB’s website suggests that the short-listing has been made possible while keeping in mind the following criteria: