The Rawalpindi Express tipped his hat on the batsman for enjoying with sincerity for the nation regardless of his 11-year hiatus
Pakistan’s legendary pacer Shoaib Akhtar lauded the genius of batsman Fawad Alam after his unbeaten knock of 76 runs in opposition to West Indies on day one of many second Test at Sabina Park in Jamaica.
Alam had joined skipper Babar Azam within the center on the primary day as Pakistan discovered themselves in appreciable hassle after shedding the highest three batsmen for simply two runs.
Alam and Babar then mixed for a 158-run partnership which ended with Alam being retired damage.
The Rawalpindi Express tipped his hat on the batsman for enjoying with sincerity for the nation regardless of his 11-year hiatus.
“Fawad Alam is a genius. He has done TV, played cricket and featured in dramas but always kept performing. He sincerely plays for Pakistan despite being out of the side for 11 years. Hats off to him,” Akhtar mentioned.
The second day of the second Test was washed out on account of rain. Fawad Alam can nonetheless resume his innings on day three if he’s thought-about match sufficient to proceed.