CENTURION: Head coach Misbah-ul-Haq mentioned their greatest concern at the moment is the shortage of consistency in center and lower-middle order batting.
Misbah advised reporters in a digital convention that they realized the necessity for enchancment in middle-order batting following modern-day cricket. “We all know that there’s a critical have to work on center and late middle-order batting,” he mentioned.
“You noticed we had performed Sarfaraz Ahmed in final ODI as a result of we wanted somebody having expertise to strengthen our middle-order. Sadly, he bought out however when he went within the floor, our top-order had already scored runs. His function was to speed up the inning from there and he tried arduous to satisfy his function in line with the scenario,” he added.
Misbah mentioned the ODI sequence victory in opposition to South Africa was an enormous booster for them as they gained the second place in ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup Tremendous League Standings.
“Positively, this win gave all of us numerous confidence transferring forward in ODIs. We look ahead to persevering with this streak and win our upcoming ODIs in opposition to England in July,” he mentioned.
The top coach praised two performers from the sequence, Babar Azam and Fakhar Zaman. “Fakhar was excellent with the bat. He was a blessing for us within the sequence and see the way it works whenever you give confidence to your gamers. Fakhar has paid off fairly properly and gained us this sequence,” he mentioned.
“It’s all the time thrilling to see Babar main from the entrance. He’s scoring runs and that is one thing giving the entire group immense confidence,” concluded Misbah.