After the three-zero drubbing in T20I sequence in opposition to Australia final yr, Pakistan determined to make seven modifications to their T20I squad for the sequence in opposition to Bangladesh. The facet additionally recalled a number of veteran cricketers together with Shoaib Malik and Mohammad Hafeez. Malik, who’s 37 years outdated now, made his debut for Pakistan in 1999 in an ODI agains India. On the opposite hand, Pakistan present coach Misbah-ul-Haq made his debut for Pakistan in 2007, which suggests Malik has extra worldwide expertise than coach.
At a press convention earlier than the primary T20I, Malik was questioned by a journaist whether or not he would grooming coach Misbah as properly.
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“Shoaib, you spoke about grooming youngsters in the team, which is a responsibility of a senior player. So, you are even more senior than your coach (Misbah-ul-Haq), will you groom him as well?” requested a reporter.
The questioned prompted a laughter from the Pakistan batsman. In response he stated: “There is no one in the world who can say that he has learnt everything. Sachin Tendulkar couldn’t say that or other people couldn’t say that they have learnt anything. Learning process never ends. Lot of cricketers and coaches have come and gone, a lot happened but the learning process never stopped.”
He added: “We go after people very quickly. We want overnight results, which doesn’t happen. We need to show some patience and if someone has got a chance then we must wait a little. I understand, you guys want some masala, everyone wants masala but we need to think about the country as well sometimes.”
Malik hammered 45-ball 88 within the first T20I to assist Pakistan in successful the encounter in opposition to Bangladesh and and take 1-zero lead within the sequence.