Haris Rauf trying to learn, emulate ‘toe-crushing yorkers’ from Waqar Younis


Karachi: Emerging pacer Haris Rauf has been working hard with bowling coach Waqar Younis in the nets and is trying to learn maximum in his presence.

While talking to a group of journalists from Queenstown, the 27-year-old Haris said that the players have trained well ahead of the T20I series after spending 14-day in a quarantine period.

“He (Waqar) was a specialist in yorkers and I am also trying to learn from him on how to use the crease and bowl those yorkers. I try to emulate that in the matches too as you don’t have to be predictable in modern-day cricket,” he said.

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“We played three practice matches which have helped us to progress our skills. The management is backing and helping players to come back to their groove,” he added.

Haris who has made his debut in T20I and ODI for Pakistan is now aiming to make his debut in Test cricket. “Every player dreams to play Test cricket and my goals is also the same. I’m trying to learn fast and soon make my name in Test cricket too,” he concluded.

Note, the Pakistan team trained at the events center in Queenstown from December 10-14. They will now travel to Auckland tomorrow to play the first T20I of the three-match series.

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