Pakistan Test cricket player Asad Shafiq trusts that he will be talented to send more for the national side if he bats at the number four position but isnt too perturbed about the fact that he has expected little recognition for constant presentations since making his debut five years previously. I know I’ll come good if I get to bat at number four in the future. I’ll get a chance to score big says the 29-year-old.
Cape Town And flying With Irfan Asad Shafiq
Boasting a career regular of 43 with eight Test times in his bag the minor middle-order batsman deserves appreciation for remaining focused on the job despite being selected and rejected from the ODI side on several occasions for not being good enough. The 29-year-old Karachiite since his Test debut for Pakistan in 2010 is a important part of the line-up Misbah-ul-Haq leads.
Asad Shafiq on tape ball cricket Cape Town and flying with Irfan
Irfan bags four wickets in Pakistan tour match
Asads consistency and ability can be gauged by the fact that he has been fallen just once from the national Test side during his 41-match career. He has been a silent guardian of a batting order notorious for collapsing in an instance. Shades of his determination were visible when he anchored down in a 219 5th wicket stand with Younis Khan to rescue Pakistan in the earliest innings of the 2nd Test beside South Africa in Cape Town two years ago.
Interview Asad Shafiq on tape-ball cricket Cape Town
In an exclusive interview with Dawn Asad reveals how he graduated from tape-ball cricket, Shoaib Akhtar’s faith in him and the lighter side of being on plane with Mohammad Irfan. Like every other boy who is brought up in Karachi I used to play tape ball cricket out in the streets which only augmented my love for the game with period.