The former Pak cricket captain famous that Dravid, who’s at present heading the National Cricket Academy, had achieved lots of exhausting work with the young Indian gamers on the under-19 stage.
In awe of the work being achieved by Rahul Dravid in grooming proficient Indian gamers, former captain Shahid Afridi has referred to as on Pakistan greats to take a cue and nurture the young cricketers of the nation.
Speaking at a operate in Lahore, Afridi urged former cricketing stalwarts of the nation to observe in the footsteps of Dravid, who served as head coach for the India under-19 and India A groups from 2016 to 2019.
Afridi famous that Dravid, who’s at present heading the National Cricket Academy (NCA), had achieved lots of exhausting work with the young Indian gamers on the under-19 stage.
“I believe as it’s we face a scarcity of high quality expertise so what’s coming by means of must be groomed correctly by our former greats. They can do loads with these young gamers,” he mentioned.
He famous that greats like Inzamam-ul-Haq, Younis Khan and Muhammad Yousuf can do loads in shaping and sprucing the young cricketing expertise of Pakistan.
Deliberating on the Muhammad Amir subject and his refusal to play below the teaching of Misbah-ul-Haq and Waqar Younis, Afridi mentioned this was an outdated drawback in Pakistan cricket.
“Even in my time bowlers had issues with the coaches. My points with Waqar are nicely documented. I believe this will solely be prevented when the board (PCB) opens up and listens and talks to disgruntled gamers,” he mentioned.
Amir, who retired from worldwide cricket lately, had mentioned that he won’t take again his choice till the current administration of the Pakistan crew is in place.
Afridi urged the PCB to talk to Amir and resolve the difficulty because the left-arm pacer nonetheless has loads to supply to the nation.
Afridi additionally took a dig at Pakistan head coach Misbah, insisting that he had learnt as a world cricketer that one cannot survive and carry out with a rooster coronary heart on the high stage.
“Players have to be inspired to be aggressive and play with a giant coronary heart, then solely outcomes will come,” he mentioned.