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View Poll Results: Should Umer Khan have been picked for the ODI series against Australia?

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    Should Umer Khan have been picked for the ODI series against Australia?






    Need one say more? But you decide.


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    Yes.

    Blame lies mainly on Mickey for seeing him so closely but not pushing for his selection. And please dont give me the same old excuse that he was the no 1 coach for SA so he can never be wrong. This is Pakistan and we are different with different setup and talent plus it is 2019 not 2009.

    Umer should have been selected even over Imad Wasim.

    Proper spinner comes first, all rounder comes second.
    Last edited by SarfiBabarHaris; 15th March 2019 at 04:12.


    Sarfi as captain'll lead us to glory.Babar'll be our best odi bat & Haris'll be world class in tests

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    Kid is a special bowler. I would select him right away against Aus in case of any injury.


    Sarfi as captain'll lead us to glory.Babar'll be our best odi bat & Haris'll be world class in tests

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    Our selectors are looking for pseudo all rounders like Nawaz and Faheem. Umar Khan doesn’t fit into that description. Can’t blame the selectors though. Our batting lineup will always be fragile enough for us to ignore good spinners and search for ‘all rounders’.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Angrez Pakistani View Post
    Our selectors are looking for pseudo all rounders like Nawaz and Faheem. Umar Khan doesn’t fit into that description. Can’t blame the selectors though. Our batting lineup will always be fragile enough for us to ignore good spinners and search for ‘all rounders’.
    This is true. I'm sure Umar's non selection was also with the WC in mind as there's no room for us to play a specialist spinner there over Imad who is a stone cold lock to play.

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    I'm genuinely confused with regard to the non-selection.

    Yasir is a fine test bowler, but has never looked great in the shorter formats.

    The young influx of talent is what we need, and Khan has looked great against some really good players. He has things to learn still, but we will not win this series upcoming regardless, so try to test him in a new area is great, even if it is T20 for example.

    Oh well, let's hope this is short lived and we seem him on upcoming tours.

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    Should have been selected. Has a great mind and is able to outfox batsman.

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    Seeing as we are lacking good spinners, yes, he should have been picked.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SarfiBabarHaris View Post
    Yes.

    Blame lies mainly on Mickey for seeing him so closely but not pushing for his selection. And please dont give me the same old excuse that he was the no 1 coach for SA so he can never be wrong. This is Pakistan and we are different with different setup and talent plus it is 2019 not 2009.

    Umer should have been selected even over Imad Wasim.

    Proper spinner comes first, all rounder comes second.

    He had a close look at usama Mir too. The one he rates highly was usman shinwari and I think only usman made to the pak squad from KK so far

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    Perhaps too soon.

    Maybe let him play a bit more domestic.




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