LAHORE: Chief Selector Muhammad Waseem on Friday praised Azam Khan, saying that he had labored on his health and improved it.
The chief selector was addressing a press convention earlier throughout the day the place he defended the choice to pick the uncapped Azam for the collection.
Waseem mentioned the choice to pick the gamers was made preserving in thoughts health and the crew mixture.
“I mentioned the identical when deciding on Sharjeel Khan,” he mentioned. “We’ll hold engaged on his health however he was chosen preserving in thoughts the crew’s mixture,” he added.
Talking about all-rounder Imad Wasim’s inclusion, Waseem mentioned he had carried out nicely within the UAE. “It’s doable that the T20I World Cup takes place within the UAE, which is why he has been chosen, preserving in thoughts the tournaments to return,” he added.
The chief selector mentioned the choice to announce the squads at the moment was taken preserving in thoughts logistical causes. “Ideally, we might have wished to announce the names after the PSL,” he mentioned, including that those that carried out nicely within the remaining matches of the PSL 2021 can be thought of for future collection as nicely.
In response to a query, Waseem mentioned the administration had determined to make a couple of adjustments to the squad from time to time however had determined to retain the identical core crew until the World Cup.
He mentioned gamers who carried out within the home circuit have been being given probabilities. “We included Saud Shakeel and Danish Aziz within the squad however they have been unable to seize the chance,” he mentioned.