KARACHI: Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed said that international teams played Champions Trophy tournament in England despite security concerns hence it is now time that international cricket resumes in Pakistan.
Speaking at a press conference at the Karachi Press Club, he said that the national team captain of all three formats of the game said that Pakistan cricket is facing a detrimental loss because of no home cricket.
Ahmed said that captaining notational test side is nothing less than a challenge and the team will certainly miss Misbahul Haq and Younis Khan, adding that he is aiming to bring consistency in the team.
He added that the cricket team has a good combination of senior and junior players – a cricket team always need senior players in the squad and the seniors must be in the team if they are performing well.
Ahmed said due to Pakistan Super League young players got much-needed exposure.
“Shadab Khan and Fakhar Zaman have played domestic cricket but PSL gave them an identity,” he said.
He said that Pakistan cricket has a got a new life after winning the Champions Trophy as people now have raised their expectations for the team.
“We have to progress more. We have to win more series,” he said. “Things have become better in last two years. We have to now give more such good performances”.
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