Pakistan’s younger tempo assault might need didn’t ship in Australia however bowling coach Waqar Younis has backed the under-fire bowlers, saying with expertise they are going to solely get higher.
Pakistan had picked three younger pacers for the Australia tour however the choice backfired as they allowed the hosts to amass large runs in each the Check matches.
With the younger seamers failing to take wickets or stem the circulate of runs, Pakistan suffered innings defeats within the two Assessments at Brisbane and Adelaide.
Their poor present prompted former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting to label the bowling unit because the “worst assault” he has seen in a very long time enjoying on their soil.
Waqar admitted it was a disappointing efficiency.
“Sure I admit that we did not get the form of performances or outcomes we wished from them. However for youngsters you are usually unable to take care of the road and size that you must bowl in check matches,” Waqar stated in podcast from the Pakistan Cricket Board.
The previous Pakistan captain, nonetheless, insisted that the teenaged pacers like Naseem Shah, Musa Khan, Muhammad Hasnain and Shaheen Shah Afridi have been all the long run belongings of Pakistan cricket.
“I feel as soon as they play few matches extra over a interval of a yr they are going to get higher and Shaheen is a instance of this.”
As a bowling coach, Waqar copped criticism after 16-year-old Naseem bowled simply 20 overs within the first Check and did not play within the second, whereas Musa, who made his debut within the Day/Evening Check additionally did not impress.
The Pakistan squad will return from Australia later this week and head coach-cum-chief selector, Misbah-ul-Haq and Waqar are anticipated to carry a press convention after reaching Lahore the place they are going to unveil their plans for the approaching dwelling Check sequence in opposition to a full-strength Sri Lankan aspect.
The opening Check in opposition to Sri Lanka begins from December 11 in Rawalpindi, the place the group will assemble on December eight for a brief camp.
Indications are that among the prime performers in home cricket, together with Fawad Alam, shall be given probabilities within the two Assessments in opposition to Sri Lanka that are a part of the ICC World Check Championship.
A dependable supply stated that PCB CEO Wasim Khan had met with Misbah and Waqar in Australia and warranted them of the board’s full assist regardless of the latest poor outcomes.
“They’ll be no main adjustments or urgent of the panic button. The performances of the group shall be reviewed after the Sri Lanka exams and earlier than Bangladesh are available in mid-January,” he stated.