There has been a ruckus about whether or not to include many players in the Pakistan team selected for the World Cup and questions are being raised on the selection continuously.
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pakistan cricket board Has announced the team for the T20 World Cup, but about this Pakistani There is not much happiness in the circles itself. Captain due to selection or neglect of certain players Babar Azam From the time to the selection committee, a lot of lies are being heard. Seeing the record of some players, their selection is really raising questions, one of which is young wicket-keeper batsman Mohammad Haris, who is known as the former captain. Sarfaraz Ahmed But priority is given.
For the World Cup starting next month, the Pakistani board announced a 15-member squad on 14 September. While making minor changes in the squads playing in the Asia Cup, the board has expressed confidence in the same players. There has been a lot of ruckus on the exclusion of a strong player like Fakhar Zaman. At the same time, there is not much enthusiasm and happiness in Pakistani fans about Haris, who has been included as a backup of wicketkeeper Mohammad Rizwan.
Who is better in numbers?
These days the domestic T20 tournament, National T20 Cup is being played in Pakistan and in addition to Haris, senior wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed is also playing. Due to the performance of both in this tournament, questions are being raised on the selection of Haris. According to the data,
Khyber Pakhtukhwa keeper Haris has scored 147 runs in 8 matches at an average of just 18 and has a strike rate of only 126. On the other hand, Sarfaraz has scored 209 runs in 10 matches for Sindh, with an average of 34 and a strike rate of 131.
In terms of keeping statistics, both are first and second. Sarfaraz has 10 victims in 10 matches, while Haris has 9 victims in 8 matches.
Harris’s Keeping Question
However, Pakistani Cricket Experts believe that Haris is still young and, even if he leaves the batting, he is not a safe option behind the wicket. His keeping is not of such a standard that he should be given a place in the World Cup team directly. In contrast, Sarfaraz is experienced and a better keeper and batsman. At the same time, he has also played and won big tournaments. However, the President of the Pakistan Cricket Board, Rameez Raja, has called it a decision taken keeping the future in mind.