‘I respect him but don’t fear him’: Naseem Shah lies in wait for Virat Kohli
By: Sports Desk |

Updated: May 31, 2020 11:28:36 pm


Still solely 17, Naseem Shah is trying ahead to challenges. (Source: File Photo)

Pakistan’s teenage sensation Naseem Shah has made the cricketing world sit up and take discover of his expertise after he made his debut in Australia at a young age of 17.

Earlier this 12 months, Shah grew to become the youngest cricketer to choose a global hat-trick when he achieved the feat towards Bangladesh in Rawalpindi.

Reflecting on his brief but budding profession, the speedster mentioned that he’s fearless and is trying ahead to the challenges that lie forward in his path.

Among them is a attainable confrontation with India’s Virat Kohli. While the teenager is but to play towards India and Kohli, it’s a prospect that Shah is trying ahead to.

“Yes definitely. India versus Pakistan is always special and I have already been told that players can become heroes and villains in those matches,” he informed PakPassion.web.

“They are special matches as they happen so rarely and yes, I am looking forward to playing against India whenever that opportunity arises.”

“I hope that I can bowl well against India when that chance comes by and won’t let our fans down. As for Virat Kohli, I respect him but don’t fear him.”

“It’s always a challenge to bowl to the best, but that’s where you have to raise your game. I look forward to playing against Virat Kohli and India whenever that chance comes,” he added.

On his hattrick towards Bangladesh, he mentioned,” It was unimaginable. The smartest thing about it was that it was in my dwelling nation and in entrance of my countrymen at Rawalpindi.”

“I know Pakistan has been starved of international cricket for many years and in a way, I hope it was a special moment for fans who were at the ground. I wasn’t too happy with the way I had bowled in the first innings in that Test match against Bangladesh, and I wanted to make amends for it in the second innings and that hat-trick definitely made me feel better.”

“I just hope it’s the first of many records I can break during my career, but above all, it meant that I had helped Pakistan towards victory.”

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