Wahab Riaz requests PCB for inclusion in national camp

1685961229 Wahab Riaz requests PCB for inclusion in national camp
Pakistan veteran fast bowler Wahab Riaz. — AFP/File
Pakistan veteran quick bowler Wahab Riaz. — AFP/File

LAHORE: Pakistan veteran quick bowler Wahab Riaz, who presently holds the place of sports activities adviser to Punjab chief minister, has requested the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for being thought-about to take part within the upcoming nationwide camp.

Riaz’s plea comes as he expresses his eagerness to contribute to the nationwide staff’s success and actively interact within the rigorous coaching classes forward.

Talking with the media Monday, the pacer expressed eagerness to partake within the nationwide coaching camp to boost his bowling abilities.

“I’m specializing in my future endeavours. I’m coaching onerous and bowling usually to be in rhythm,” Riaz mentioned.

The cricketer, who final performed a world match again in December 2020, added that the camp will assist him brush up his bowling expertise.

“I wish to request PCB to name me within the coaching camp. It’ll assist me follow my bowling in a greater manner. Bowling for even half an hour within the camp would assist me lots,” the veteran pacer mentioned.

PCB has referred to as nationwide gamers for specialised camps from June 10 to 21. Spinners, quick bowlers and batters will probably be doing coaching with specialised coaches.

Invited gamers

Spinners – Abrar Ahmed, Ali Asfand, Arafat Minhas, Faisal Akram, Mohammad Junaid, Mehran Mumtaz, Mubasir Khan, Noman Ali, Qasim Akram, Sajid Khan, Sufiyan Muqeem, Usama Mir and Zahid Mehmood

Quick bowlers – Aamir Jamal, Arshad Iqbal, Faheem Ashraf, Haris Rauf, Ihsanullah, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Mir Hamza, Mohammad Ali, Naseem Shah and Shahnawaz Dahani

Batters – Abdullah Shafique, Haris Sohail, Haseebullah, Hussain Talat, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imam-ul-Haq, Kamran Ghulam, Mohammad Haris, Mohammad Huraira, Omair Bin Yousuf, Saim Ayub, Salman Ali Agha, Saud Shakeel and Tayyab Tahir


For spinners – 10 until 15 June

Quick bowlers – 16 until 21 June

World Cup in India

Riaz emphasised on inclusion of senior gamers within the squad for World Cup in India this yr.

“We have to depend on our senior gamers for World Cup in India. This isn’t T20 World Cup the place bowlers will simply bowl 4 overs,” he mentioned.

“Our selectors ought to begin engaged on making the best mixtures. Carry senior gamers and add juniors to make good mixtures,” he maintained.

Pakistan’s participation within the World Cup in India will probably be topic to the federal government’s permission. Nearer to the time, PCB will search the federal authorities’s permission for participation.

Since India refused to journey to Pakistan to play Asia Cup, issues have turn out to be difficult. PCB had provided a hybrid mannequin to host Asia Cup, giving India an choice to play their matches exterior Pakistan. Nonetheless, the Indian cricket board is influencing ACC member boards to shift the occasion from Pakistan.

Therefore, the official determination on Asia Cup remains to be pending.