Success in the first Test against South Africa is the result of teamwork, Inzamam-ul-Haq. Former national cricket team captain and legendary batsman Inzamam-ul-Haq has termed the victory of host Pakistan in the first Test match against South Africa as a result of teamwork. Talking to the media, Inzamam-ul-Haq said that Babar Azam was the best in the match. Demonstrated captaincy, not for a moment did it feel like he was captaining a Test match for the first time.
Inzamam-ul-Haq said that after returning to cricket after injury and then leading the Test team for the first time, there was pressure on Babar Azam. In such a situation, the importance of the toss had increased but Babar Azam remained steadfast, despite losing the toss. He congratulated Babar Azam on his full resistance. The former captain said that the field position maintained by Babar Azam during the match reflected his leadership abilities.
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He said that Fawad Alam scored a magnificent century in the first innings of the match, he is well aware of the pitch and conditions here, Fawad Alam has extensive experience of playing in National Stadium Karachi, he has scored ten centuries in first class cricket here. ۔ He said that despite losing four wickets for 27 runs, the manner in which both the batsmen used their experience to get Pakistan out of the difficulties was commendable.
He said that it was the excellent partnership between the two of them due to which first Faheem Ashraf played an innings of 64 runs then Hassan Ali, Noman Ali and Yasir Shah also showed better batting, coming from the tail enders. Valuable runs had further strengthened Pakistan’s position in the match. Inzamam-ul-Haq further said that he congratulated Noman Ali for taking five wickets in an innings during his debut Test match, continuing the same conditions in domestic cricket. Due to taking wickets, Noman Ali looked very confident during his debut.
He bowled regularly on a certain line from which rival batsmen made mistakes and lost wickets. The former captain said that Pakistan would have to resolve the issue of opening batting before the second Test match, he was in favor of both. Openers Abid Ali and Imran Butt should be given more chances. Abid Ali knows the art of scoring long runs in Pakistan while Imran Butt has played only one match. He added that of course Karachi’s pitch was not very conducive for batting but Our openers will have to run to reduce the pressure on the middle order batting line-up in the upcoming matches.