Left-handed batsman Fawad Alam wants cricket fans to come out to support the revival of Test cricket in Pakistan and to make his return to the Test squad memorable.
Fawad, returning to the national team’s Test squad after four years, said that without fans cricket is nothing and only their support can make the upcoming Test return to the country successful.
“Obviously, without fans, it is impossible to make this extravaganza successful. And I know the fans here are too passionate about the game. They know how to cheer the game of cricket,” Fawad said in a press conference in Karachi after he was named in Pakistan’s Test squad against Sri Lanka.
With over 12,000 runs in First-Clas cricket, Fawad is strongly looking forward to grabbing this long-awaited opportunity. “See, I will try my best to leave a mark and make the most of this opportunity. My focus will be to play positively and deliver for my team whenever needed,” he said.
The 34-years-old cricketer from Karachi when got a Test call after a very long time it made his and his family’s day. “I can’t tell you how happy my family is. Everyone is happy and really looking forward to dominating,
“It feels like I am going to make a debut once again. Everyone has been so kind to me. I want to thank my family especially my father and friends for supporting me throughout,” he concluded.
It must be noted here that Fawad last played a Test against New Zealand 10 years ago. He made his Test debut in the same year against Sri Lanka and scored a century in that match.