‘Want myself to be known as performer in Test cricket’ Shaheen Shah Afridi


Lahore: Pakistan’s emerging fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi wants to establish his name as a star performer in Test cricket for Pakistan.

While talking to reporters via teleconference on Wednesday, the 20-year-old feels lucky to represent Pakistan at such a young age.

“My performances have been good in the last two-Test series and will look to maintain consistency on England tour. The cricketing world remembers by performances in the longer format of the game and my goal is the same,” Shaheen said.

On inexperienced bowling line-up, Shaheen thinks that the 29-player squad has experienced bowlers and have also a big name of Waqar Younis as the bowling coach.

“We have Wahab Riaz, Imran Khan SR, Sohail Khan, Mohammad Abbas and have great Waqar with us. We have been playing with this bowling attack for quite some time now,” he added.

Shaheen, who has promoted to category A in PCB’s central contract list is not worried about playing without spectators. “We have played PSL and in UAE without fans, so we will look to entertain them at their homes,” he maintained.

It must be noted that Shaheen made his debut for Pakistan in 2018. He has played 39 international matches and currently has 86 wickets.

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