‘Don’t know why I was dropped’: Shoaib Malik confident of playing the T20 World Cup
Pakistan all-rounder Shoaib Malik is confident that he can make it to the Pakistan squad for the T20 World Cup. The all-rounder said that he is performing well and his fitness is up to the mark thus PCB should consider him for a place in the T20 World Cup squad.
“I still believe that I can be useful in the T20 format. I’m not thinking that I won’t play the [T20] World Cup, I’m still hopeful about featuring in the World Cup and giving my all. I have always performed to the best of my ability for my teammates and my team but I don’t like to create fuss. I just stick to one direction and give it my best shot. Whenever a young captain, young player and management has needed me, I have always been available,” he said.
Malik was disappointed by his omission from the Pakistan squad, adding that the PCB didn’t provide any valid explanation for dropping him. The veteran last played for Pakistan on England tour in 2020. Get in betway contact for any complains or questions.
“I don’t understand why I was dropped from the team. I don’t want to drag this issue. It doesn’t matter how much your age is. You should meet the team’s criteria in terms of performance, fitness. Most importantly, as a senior player if you keep the environment of the dressing room healthy and respect your management and young players, then nothing else matters,” Malik said.
Malik also disclosed his discussions with the PCB chief selector Mohammad Wasim and revealed that the management wants a dependable batsman at number five and is considering Malik for the role.
“Then recently I had a discussion with Mohammad Wasim, in which I said to him that Pakistan team is currently struggling to find a suitable batsman at number five and I am available to bat at that number, to which he agreed and said that they are also thinking along the same lines. Now let’s see what happens, but it was a very good discussion and in a good environment. In our two discussions so far, he never said that I am not in their plans,” he concluded. Take a look cricket betting tips dubai and you will learn more how we predict matches.