Shan Masood, Haris Sohail ought to be retained for South Africa sequence: Latif
He additionally backed in-form pacer Hasan Ali’s inclusion within the nationwide facet
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Former Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Rashid Latif believes that opener Shan Masood and middle-order batsman Haris Sohail ought to be retained within the squad for the upcoming residence sequence in opposition to South Africa.
Whereas talking on his official YouTube channel, Latif stated that Shan and Haris ought to be given one other probability, regardless of the duo failing to carry out on the New Zealand tour, to regain their type with the bat.
“If the newcomers, who exchange Shan Masood and Haris Sohail, carry out effectively in opposition to South Africa at residence however will not be ready to try this away from residence, then what is going to you do? I believe Shan and Haris ought to be retained for upcoming South Africa sequence in order that they’ll regain their type and confidence,” stated Latif.
He additionally backed in-form pacer Hasan Ali’s inclusion within the nationwide facet, albeit within the limited-overs format.
Hasan was named participant of the event within the not too long ago concluded Quaid-e-Azam Trophy.
“We have to see if they convey him [Hasan Ali] in Check matches or white-ball cricket. Personally, I believe he shouldn’t be uncovered to the longer format as a result of he has simply returned from an damage,” he stated. “We have to deal with Hasan rigorously as a result of he’s in nice type with, each, bat and ball and his perspective in the direction of the sport makes him an amazing asset for the crew.”
Pakistan’s new chief selector Mohammad Wasim will announce the Check squad, for the two-match sequence in opposition to South Africa, on Friday, January 15. The primary Check between the 2 sides will begin in Karachi from January 26.