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Azhar, Asad line up county deals to hone match readiness

News International – Azhar, Asad line up county deals to hone match readiness

LONDON: Azhar Ali and Asad Shafiq are looking to stints in county cricket as Pakistan attempt to find ways to ensure their Test specialists play regular higher quality cricket.

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  • Azhar, Asad line up county deals to hone match readiness LONDON: Azhar Ali and Asad Shafiq are looking to stints in county cricket as Pakistan attempt to find ways to ensure their Test specialists play regular higher quality cricket.
  • “Our chosen players, we’re hoping to get Azhar and Asad to play some county cricket,” Mickey Arthur, the Pakistan coach, said.
  • Azhar and Shafiq had mixed returns from Pakistan’s tour of Ireland and England and neither had the kind of tour expected from a senior player.
  • Azhar, Pakistan’s most successful Test batsman over the last couple of years, had a poor tour outright, averaging a shade over 12 across the three Tests.
  • “But I know Azhar Ali, I know Asad Shafiq, I know their work ethic.


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