Ramiz Raja

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), on Thursday, named a 15-member squad for the T20 World Cup to be performed in Australia later this yr in October-November. Talking in regards to the squad, PCB chairman Ramiz Raja has revealed the explanation for Mohammad Haris’ choice over veteran Sarfaraz Ahmed for the marquee occasion.

Raja admitted that Sarfaraz is a category act, but additionally put forth the significance of constructing a staff for the longer term.

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Mohammad Haris is a participant for the longer term, reckons Ramiz Raja

Raja was quoted as saying in Cricket Pakistan, “It’s tough to drop Sarfaraz Ahmed attributable to his providers for Pakistan however we’re planning for the longer term. Haris has been chosen within the squad over Sarfaraz by preserving the longer term plans in thoughts,”

“I’m not the chief selector however this determination appeared justified to me since Haris is a really proficient participant,” Raja added.

Mohammad Haris
Mohammad Haris. Picture: Twitter

Mohammad Haris has featured in 4 ODIs for Pakistan, though he has been restricted to restricted probabilities to showcase his prowess.

In T20 cricket, the right-handed middle-order batter has scored 434 runs from 22 matches at a median of twenty-two.84 and a strike fee of 135.20 with two half-centuries to his identify.

Mohammad Rizwan’s creation as wicketkeeper has taken a toll on Sarfaraz Ahmed’s probabilities

The emergence of Mohammad Rizwan as Pakistan’s prime wicketkeeper didn’t assist Sarfaraz by any stretch of the creativeness.

Mohammad Rizwan. PC- Getty
Mohammad Rizwan. PC- Getty

So far as Sarfaraz is worried, his profession went downhill after Pakistan did not qualify for the semis within the 2019 World Cup in England and Wales. After dropping captaincy in all three codecs, Sarfaraz additionally misplaced his place within the staff.

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