LAHORE - Chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq has said that Pakistan cricket team is ready to give out their best performance in the Asia Cup 2018, commencing from September 15 in United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Talking to the reporters here on Tuesday, Inzamam said: “I am confident that the team will show consistency by putting up collective efforts and good team work which are the basic elements to inspire a team to success.”
The chief selector said spinners are likely to play a dominating role on slow wickets and utilize conditions of the UAE very well. “We have two spinners in our team and the role of spinner Shadab Khan will be very important as he can play his part in team’s success,” he added.
“The team picked for Asia Cup is a blend of talented players, who deserved to be a part of the team, which is balanced in batting, bowling and fielding. I believe the team is prepared in all aspects and it is going to live up to the expectations,” he added.
He revealed that that main force of the team is the understanding and higher level of confidence among the players. Regarding composition of Pakistan team , the chief selector said openers Fakhar Zaman and Imam-ul-Haq along with Babrar Azam are enjoying good form with the bat and Haris Sohail is also in good form.
To a query, he said that in case of injury to a player, substitute will be picked from the Pakistan A team, which will also be touring UAE in the same time period of Asia Cup being played there.
He said the most satisfactory aspect of the team is that overall improvement is being noticed in its performance with each passing day and its players are united and filled with the passion of victory.