South Africa vs Pakistan 1st ODI is about to be performed on 2nd April 2021. Pakistan will play three ODIs and 4 T20Is in opposition to South Africa. Pakistan staff administration is conscious in regards to the risk posed by the South Africa spinner, Tabrez Shamsi. To sort out him and to get a cling of left-arm wrist spin, Pakistan administration have invited a 17-year previous spinner, Faisal Akram to bowl at their coaching camp forward of the SA sequence.
It might come as a shock for a lot of cricket followers studying this, however Faisal has obtained a bat from the Mumbai Indians all-rounder Hardik Pandya. Faisal Akram mentioned: “I’ve had conversations with him (Hardik) on Instagram. He has sponsored a bat for me from there (India),” in an interview to a Pakistani web site, ‘Pakistan Cricket‘. The 17-year previous might need additionally taken some inspiration from Pandya as he desires to develop his batting expertise in order that he will be termed as an all-rounder. “I work exhausting on my batting. I also can do some hitting, so my goal is to signify Pakistan as an all-rounder.”
He has performed for Multan Sultans within the PSL. He spoke about taking part in with Saqlain Mushtaq and Shahid Afridi, he mentioned: “Mushtaq bhai is my favorite coach as a result of he’s additionally a leg-spinner, so I’ve realized quite a bit from him. Shahid bhai additionally gave me ideas and confidence.” Within the interview he additionally mentioned, “Waqar (Younis) bhai didn’t inform me to repeat him (Shamsi). He simply requested me to provide my greatest, in order that I can present some good apply to Pakistan batsmen earlier than South Africa tour. I additionally gained expertise by bowling to them.”
The Spotlight of his profession to date has been the wicket of Babar Azam which he picked throughout a apply recreation in Pakistan not too long ago. Right here is the video of the identical:
After selecting Babar Azam, Akram’s goal is to select up the prized wicket of Virat Kohli. He mentioned: “My dream is to get the wicket of Virat Kohli and hopefully it is going to come true.”
“My purpose proper now could be to play the Underneath-19 World Cup for Pakistan. I’m hoping to be the perfect bowler on this upcoming tour,” Akram concluded.