Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq and pacer Wahab Riaz have mentioned that they’re joyful over Lahore Qalandars’ selecting Shaheen Shah Afridi as their skipper.
The star quick bowler was named captain of the Lahore Qalandars for the seventh version of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) final month, after which, he vowed to do the very best for his crew.
Inzamam, chatting with journalists alongside Riaz, mentioned the choice to nominate the 21-year-old because the captain was a “good one”, because the accountability will give him confidence and enhance his morale.
“It is important to give such responsibilities to youngsters, as they will be prepared when they are given such a task at the national level,” the previous chief selector mentioned.
The batting nice, who was lately appointed as Peshwar Zalmi’s honorary president, mentioned identical to Qalandars appointed Shaheen as their captain, first-class cricket groups ought to do the identical — “it will be good for Pakistan cricket”.
“Babar Azam is the captain in all three formats, he has excelled at carrying out his responsibilities; the longer he serves as skipper, the more he will learn. His individual performance is also up to the mark.”
Babar has groomed himself: Riaz
Riaz, for one, believes that Qalandars’ resolution to call Shaheen as skipper will present him with publicity, and that totally different challenges will turn into simpler for the lanky pacer sooner or later.
The left-arm pacer mentioned Babar has groomed himself, and now, he has additionally determined to turn into the captain of a franchise — Karachi Kings — which can show to be helpful for him.
“Appointing youngsters as captains will prove to be fruitful.”