Ian Bishop lavishes reward on Fawad Alam after ton in second Windies Test

The 53-year-old said that he would go for substance over type and manufacturing over aesthetics any day

Ian Bishop lavishes praise on Fawad Alam after ton in second Windies Test
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West Indies’ former legendary cricketer Ian Bishop, in a Tweet on Monday, lavished reward on Pakistan’s prolific Test batsman Fawad Alam after his ton within the second Test towards West Indies.

The 53-year-old said that he would go for substance over type and manufacturing over aesthetics any day.

“I am taking substance over style; Production over aesthetics any day. Fawad Alam deserves every run and more that the cricketing gods deem necessary for him. 4 centuries in the last 12 months since he returned,” Bishop tweeted.

I’m taking substance over type; Production over aesthetics any-day. Fawad Alam deserves each run and extra that the cricketing gods deem essential for him. four centuries within the final 12 months since he returned????.

— Ian Raphael Bishop (@irbishi) August 22, 2021

Fawad Alam got here out to bat on the primary day of the second Test towards West Indies after Pakistan had misplaced three early wickets for simply two runs.

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The left-handed batsman scored an unbeaten 124-run knock off 213 deliveries with 17 fours to information his aspect to a 302-run whole earlier than skipper Babar Azam known as for a declaration.

Alam has been the bedrock of Pakistan’s batting line-up since making his comeback from an 11-year hiatus.

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