Imran Khan and Shahid Afridi emerged as dream all-rounder pair in Tests


Karachi: Fans have picked the World-Cup winning captain Imran Khan and “Boom Boom” Shahid Afridi as the most popular all-rounder pair in Tests on social media.

After picking openers, middle-order batsmen, spinners and pacers, fans want the imaginary pair of Prime Minister Khan and Afridi together in the elite format of the game.

Second, on the list was the pair of Afridi and Abdul Razzaq, who were one of the destructive all-rounders while playing together.

It must be noted that fans Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has initiated the “Dream Pairs” campaign in which fans have been asked to select the best pair.

Earlier, the opening duo of Saeed Anwar and Aamir Sohail was named as the most popular opening pair.

The middle-order pair of Pakistan’s highest Test run-getter Younus Khan and former captain Mohammad Yousaf emerged as the most popular middle-order pair.

The legendary fast bowling duo of Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis who shared 787 Test wickets between them was rated as the most popular fast bowling pair in Pakistan Test history.

Among the spinners, the late legendary leg-spinner Abdul Qadir and off-spinner Saqlain Mushtaq were rated as the most popular dream pair followed by the pair of Saqlain and leg-spinner Mushtaq Ahmed.

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