Former India pacer Venkatesh Prasad has come down heavily on the BCCI and country wide selectors, saying ignoring Sarfaraz Khan for the imminent Test series towards Australia is “unfair” and “an abuse of home cricket”. The 25-12 months-antique Sarfaraz, who represents Mumbai, is a prolific run-getter in home cricket. On Tuesday, he scored some other century — in opposition to Delhi in a Ranji Trophy Group B healthy –, making it the batter’s thirteenth first-rate ton.The century, Sarfaraz’s third inside the ongoing edition of the Ranji Trophy, turned into but another reminder to the country wide selectors that he has the class to be part of the India Test squad.
“Not having him (Sarfaraz) within the Test Team notwithstanding three blockbuster home seasons isn’t best unfair on Sarfaraz Khan, but it is an abuse to domestic cricket, nearly as if this platform doesn’t count,” tweeted Prasad.
The former India bowling coach, who has additionally had education stints with IPL sides Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kings XI Punjab (Punjab Kings), also took a jibe at a few India cricketers, pronouncing there are numerous within the squad who weigh more than Sarfaraz, who is on the heavier aspect.
“And he’s FIT to attain the ones runs.As some distance as frame weight goes, there are numerous with more kgs,” delivered Prasad.Former Pakistan cricketer Wasim Akram has pop out in aid of captain Babar Azam, pointing out that he need to receive 2-three years to show himself as a leader.
In an special interview with the most important website of Pakistan cricket Cricket Pakistan in Dubai, Akram stated that in the contemporary state of affairs, we ought to aid the captain. Babar Azam’s experience continues to be much less; eliminating him will not do something for the group, however supporting him will make a difference.Babar Azam’s captaincy is under grievance these days; in this hard time, a sturdy hand of help came on his shoulder. We do not need any enemy; we are self-sufficient; prevent making a laugh of yourself; if you have Imran Khan, Javed Miandad, or Mike Brierley sitting next to you, then you’ll apprehend Babar Azam has a 2-three years risk. He will show to be the exceptional captain,” stated Wasim.