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ENG vs PAK: Mohammad Hafeez declares, ‘T20I series against England very important for us’ after ODI series whitewash
July 15, 2021
ENG vs PAK: Mohammad Hafeez declares, ‘T20I collection towards England crucial for us’ after ODI collection whitewash:Age is only a quantity and Mohammad Hafeez is maybe the right illustration of this saying because the 40-year-old remains to be going sturdy. Hafeez who now options for Pakistan within the T20 format solely, has performed at least 106 T20Is, scoring 2,388 runs at 27.13 with 14 half-centuries.
The Pakistan group, at the moment getting ready for a three-match T20I collection towards England that begins on Friday on the Trent Bridge in Nottingham, shall be banking on Hafeez to spearhead the batting efforts. Hafeez has some fond recollections of enjoying in England. His and Pakistan’s first T20I was towards England, which Pakistan gained by 5 wickets at Bristol on August 28, 2006. Hafeez scored 46 off 40, which included 5 fours, he was additionally highest particular person scorer for Pakistan within the match.
The seasoned campaigner had an instrumental function in serving to Pakistan’s ICC Champions Trophy 2017 victory as he performed a vital innings within the last towards India on the Oval, London. His quickfire unbeaten 57 off 37, which included 4 fours and three sixes helped Pakistan to their match profitable 338-run whole.
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Whereas speaking to pcb.com.pk, Mohammad Hafeez stated: “I’m comfortable to be again in England once more as I’ve nice recollections of enjoying on this nation. The T20I collection towards England shall be a deal with to observe for the followers and good show of abilities and expertise is predicted from each side.”
“The collection is essential for us as it should assist us perceive the place we’re positioned as a group for this yr’s ICC Males’s T20 World Cup. Good efficiency towards a high ranked aspect will give gamers and group administration nice confidence going into the mega occasion,” he added.
Speaking about transferring his learnings to the younger cricketers, Hafeez stated, “As a senior participant, I really feel it’s my responsibility to switch my expertise and data to younger gamers within the group which I’ve gained through the years. I need to go away a legacy, so when these younger gamers turn into senior, they too will assist the brand new ones of that point as I helped them.” Pakistan is at the moment on fourth spot within the ICC rankings with 261 factors whereas England is on the high with 278 factors.