Former all-rounder Abdul Razzaq is assured the Pakistan cricket crew will quickly grow to be considered one of the high two sides in the world in each format of the sport. Razzaq is happy with the marked enchancment his nationwide crew have proven in all three sides of the sport – bowling, batting and fielding,
Pakistan are presently on a very good run of kind this yr as they not too long ago received the higher of South Africa in the ODI and T20I sequence away from dwelling. Abdul Razzaq believes fairly a number of groups in worldwide cricket are in a transition part, and that would see Pakistan emerge as considered one of the powerhouses of world cricket in all formats in the close to future.
“We solely have to take a look at the likes of South Africa, Australia, Sri Lanka, and England who at the moment are in the center of an identical rebuilding part as us. We noticed how South Africa are faring of late, so fortunately Pakistan just isn’t at that stage and I’m very joyful that our batting, bowling and fielding has proven a marked enchancment,” Razzaq was quoted as saying by PakPassion.
The former Pakistan worldwide added:
“To me, the secret to reaching the first or second position in ICC’s rankings in all formats is to enhance in all three sides, in a lot the similar approach as Australia was dominating all different groups about 20 years in the past. I’m hopeful that the approach issues are going, Pakistan will reach the first or second position in all formats very quickly,” he added
Pakistan presently occupies sixth, fourth, and fifth spots in ODIs, T20Is and Tests respectively, as per the newest ICC rankings. India is presently the No.1 Test crew, whereas New Zealand and England are main the charts in ODIs and T20Is.
Pakistan on the right track to scrub sweep Zimbabwe in Tests
Pakistan are presently enjoying a two-match Test sequence in Zimbabwe, the place they lead 1-0. The guests comfortably outplayed the hosts in the first Test, successful by an innings and 116 runs.
They are on the right track for a clear sweep as Zimbabwe path by 458 runs in the first innings of the second Test with solely six wickets in hand. Pakistan additionally received the 3-match T20I sequence 2-1. But the African facet confirmed they had been no pushovers as the sequence was evenly poised going into the closing sport.