Despite media stories, Sharjeel Khan while talking to press has dismissed concerns over his fitness.
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Sharjeel Khan Glad With Pakistan Welcome, Dismisses Fitness Concerns
Expressing delight after making another comeback at the international level Sharjeel said, “To come back into the national side is always a great thing. I am very happy. Our current practice and training are being conducted keeping in mind South Africa’s conditions. I have been selected for the T20I squad. We will first be playing ODIs however and I will try to go there and see the conditions first-hand. It is my first time touring South Africa. My first target is to play for my side and give my best performances. I want to give performances that help the side win matches. It is definitely a chance and I will try my best to avail it”.
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Dismissing Fitness concerns on the other hand, the left-handed opening batsman said, “I do not have any fitness issues. I have never missed a match due to fitness. I completed domestic cricket [season] and worked hard for seven months. I do not think I am under any pressure due to talks regarding my fitness.”