Out-of favour Pakistan wicket-keeper Kamran Akmal desires his youthful brother Umar to learn from the likes of Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar and MS Dhoni and at all times avoid controversy and as an alternative, give attention to his sport. Umar was banned for 3 years by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for his failure to report corrupt approaches forward of the Pakistan Super League.
“My advice for Umar is that he has to learn. If he has made a mistake, he must learn from others. He is still young. There are many distractions in life,” Kamran stated on a chat present ‘Cow Corner Chronicles’.
“But he must learn from say Virat Kohli. In the early days of IPL, Virat was different and then he changed his attitude and approach. Look how he has turned into world’s number one batsman,” he added.
Kamran additionally went on so as to add that the appropriate-hander should learn how Tendulkar and Dhoni at all times steered away from controversies.
“There is our own Babar Azam who is now in the top three in the world. Then there are other examples like Dhoni. Look at the way he led his team. Then Sachin paaji who was always away from controversies. These are fantastic examples before us.”
“We should observe and learn from them. They only looked at the sport. Off the ground their behaviour was impeccable with their fans and they are fine ambassadors for the sport. We can only benefit from their examples.”
However, Kamran additionally believes that the PCB slapped a really heavy high-quality on his brother and that, they should have been extra thoughtful, particularly when a number of different gamers have been allowed to scoot off with lighter punishments.
“He can by no means be what the media says he did. He might have reported late, however PCB should take care of him like anybody else. Cricket is our bread and butter.
“He has been dealt a really uncooked deal by the earlier administration (led by former coach Mickey Arthur). He wants a bit extra help,” Kamran stated.