‘It’s a must to cover him within the area’


Wasim additionally opined that Sharjeel ought to intention to make a number of tweaks in his batting.

Sharjeel Khan
Sharjeel Khan. (Photograph Supply: Twitter)

In his enjoying days, Wasim Akram was somebody who in all probability disturbed the sleeping patterns of many batters all over the world. Thought-about as probably the most skillful bowlers, he had the unbelievable capability to swing the ball each methods at a substantial tempo. In a profession that just about spanned for 20 lengthy years the Pakistan veteran scalped 414 Check wickets whereas in ODIs he secured as many as 502 wickets.

On the subject of the sport of cricket the place each run saved is equal to a run scored, fielding has been the utmost necessary factor. Thus, expressing his opinion on the opener Sharjeel Khan’s fielding, Akram stated, “Yeah, he does [struggle in few areas of the game]. Clearly fielding, it’s a must to cover him within the area. He instantly goes to brief fine-leg when he’s fielding,” as reported by Cricket Pakistan.

Talking throughout the Kashmir Premier League’s (KPL) drafting ceremony, Wasim additionally opined that Sharjeel ought to intention to make a number of tweaks in his batting method reasonably than changing into a one-dimensional participant.

“I advised him in PSL as effectively that it’s a must to change your sport. As a bowler, if I’m bowling to Sharjeel, I do know that I’m solely going to get hit if I bowl a nasty ball or he performs an distinctive shot. That’s the place the issue with Sharjeel is, there is no such thing as a in-between as he performs his photographs whereas standing nonetheless on a regular basis,” he said.

I hope Sharjeel works on this: Wasim Akram

Opening up additional, Akram stated that Sharjeel doesn’t make some room for himself whereas batting or go in the direction of the offside and thus suggested the batter to tinker on these facets.

“As a bowler, in case you preserve taking the ball away from him by bowling in need of a superb size, it turns into troublesome for the batsman to attain. Sharjeel doesn’t cost down the wicket, make room, or go in the direction of the off-side whereas batting. I hope Sharjeel works on this.”

Sharjeel is at present a part of Pakistan’s T20I squad for the tour of England. Pakistan will draw the sword towards England for 3 ODIs and as many T20Is. The ODI sequence is scheduled to begin on July 8 with the T20Is kick-starting on July 16.