Pakistan head coach and chief selector Misbah-Haq has brushed apart considerations over preparations for 2021 World T20, assuring he would have a powerful pool to choose one of the best 15 from for the occasion to be held in India.
He additionally made it clear that the group administration had roles for senior gamers Wahab Riaz, Muhammad Hafeez, Sarfaraz Ahmed and Shoaib Malik of their plans for the World Cup and they’d not be discarded.
The former Test captain additionally advised a press convention in Lahore on Monday that he was attempting to totally empower restricted overs captain Babar Azam and it was a mistaken impression that the younger batsman is being dominated by the group administration together with himself.
“Babar is powerful and takes his own decisions and we are not trying to dominate him we are trying to empower him.
“I do know having remained captain myself how necessary it’s to present authority to a captain who can solely be taught after taking choices and don’t overlook any captain could make errors on a day,” Misbah stated.
Describing the tour of England as one with positives, Misbah admitted that he and the group had regrets that they didn’t win the Test sequence 1-0 and the T20 sequence by 2-0.
“Overall, it was a very important tour because of the Covid-19 situation and it was also important for World and English cricket and if I summarise it obviously regret is there as a team and coach that results didn’t go in our favour.
Misbah also said that the consistent bad weather was also a frustrating factor in the Test series, which Pakistan lost 1-0.
“I feel we created an excellent picture of Pakistan cricket and for me essentially the most pleasing facet was that as a group we bonded so much and as a coach and selector the gamers additionally opened as much as me and shared their emotions with me.
“I believe that when communication is good between a coach and his players any insecurities or fear among players which are performance related vanish.”
Misbah additionally felt that the truth that Pakistan had managed to twice get 190 totals within the T20 sequence had been positives and indicated the group was transferring in the correct route.
“They are encouraging signs and in future we will build on it.”
Misbah stated that they had sufficient time to groom the children with the seniors for the World Cup.
“The cricket we are playing in T20 cricket I think we are going towards on the right track gaining firepower. We need to show more consistency. We have a young lot of bowlers. We have invested correctly.
“Results should not desired ones however total the method I’m happy with.
Misbah also said when he took over, Pakistan was already on a losing streak in T20 cricket due to the dip in form of performers like Fakhar Zaman, Shadab Khan and Hasan Ali and said disappointment is natural when you don’t get desired results as a player and coach.
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