PCB needs to or­ga­nize tours against Aus­tralia, Eng­land, SA: In­za­mam

The Pak Banker - - INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS/SPORTS -

For­mer bat­ting great In­za­mam-ul-Haq has urged the Pak­istan Cricket Board (PCB) to or­ga­nize more tours for the na­tional team to Aus­tralia, Eng­land, South Africa and In­dia say­ing at out times we strug­gled against these teams but also learnt a lot.

In­za­mam said in the past when we toured coun­tries like Aus­tralia or South Africa we strug­gled but we also got to learn a lot and we learnt to cope with pres­sure. "I think there is no bet­ter way for our play­ers to im­prove and learn to per­form un­der pres­sure than play­ing regularly with In­dia," Pak­istan­pas­sion.net quoted In­za­mam as say­ing.

He said we have fallen be­hind in in­ter­na­tional cricket in the sense we are not get­ting tours to the big coun­tries. "The PCB now needs to or­ga­nize more tours to Aus­tralia, South Africa and other top cricket na­tions," he said.

In­za­mam, who ap­peared in 120 Tests and 378 one-day in­ter­na­tion­als, said if Pak­istani crick­eters have to learn per­form­ing un­der pres­sure, they must play arch-ri­vals In­dia on reg­u­lar ba­sis. "I would love to see Pak­istan and In­dia launch a new cricket chap­ter by play­ing in De­cem­ber this year," he said adding re­gard­less of where we play we should play In­dia on reg­u­lar ba­sis.

Talk­ing about You­nis Khan, In­za­mam said his big­gest plus point was that de­spite all the pol­i­tics and in­trigues in the Pak­istan team he re­mained fo­cused on his game. The for­mer cap- tain noted that You­nis by his per­for­mances had him­self es­tab­lished him­self as a world class player. In­za­mam also re­quested You­nis to carry on play­ing and be­come the first Pak­istani player to com­plete 10,000 Test runs. He said he has one re­gret that when­ever he looks at the list of world's lead­ing scor­ers he doesn't see any Pak­istani who has scored 10,000 test runs.

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