In an interview, Flower acknowledged the importance of getting Pakistan worldwide cricketers taking part within the ILT20 event.
“It’s nice to have some Pakistan worldwide cricketers taking part in on this event. Actually good for the quick protection and the viewers curiosity. I’m trying ahead to their participation this 12 months and that shall be an amazing factor for the event,” Flower stated.
Flower revealed that he will not be taking part within the Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL) 2024 on account of time constraints and exhaustion. Reflecting on the earlier 12 months, the place he juggled ILT20, PSL, and IPL with out breaks, Flower admitted feeling drained and making errors.
“Sadly, I have never received the time or the vitality in the mean time (for PSL 2024). Final 12 months I did the ILT20, Pakistan Tremendous League and IPL with no breaks in any respect in between and I discovered that I used to be getting drained and making some errors,” he additional added.
Furthermore, Flower shared his affection for his time with Multan Sultans, expressing respect for the Tareen household and his enjoyment working with Alamgir and Ali Tareen. Whereas he will not be returning this 12 months, Flower praised the appointment of Abdul Rehman as coach.
“I liked my time with Multan Sultans. I had great respect from Tareen household. I like working with Alamgir and Ali Tareen. It is going to be troublesome not to return however they’ve Abdul Rehman in cost this 12 months. I actually like and respect Abdul Rehman, he is a wonderful coach. And hopefully they’re gonna have a superb season, they’re in good fingers,” Flower stated.
Commenting on Pakistan’s latest excursions to Australia and New Zealand, Flower acknowledged the challenges posed by these formidable opponents. He additionally acknowledged the toughness of going through Australia and New Zealand, emphasizing the must be on the prime of the sport to keep away from getting punished.
“Take a look at collection in opposition to Australia was a wonderful Take a look at collection. Pakistan had their probabilities in the event that they caught a couple of essential catches then may need taken some wins away however Australia are good in Australia and know their circumstances inside out. They’re sensible and in case you give them any hole to undergo, they may brutally power their approach by means of their hole and that is what occurred. However I believe they [Pakistan] must be happy with the cricket they performed in Australia,” Flower stated.
“These [Australia & New Zealand] are robust opponents to return up in opposition to and in case you do not experience up on prime of your recreation, you get punished. It is not solely shocking they’ve had two robust excursions,” he additional added.
Flower shunned commenting on Babar Azam’s captaincy modifications, citing his lack of entry to the dressing room dynamics. Nonetheless, he praised Babar’s batting type in a latest T20 recreation, recognizing him as an impressive cricketer who persistently units excessive requirements.
“I might be reticent to remark about that as a result of I’m not of their dressing room so I do not know concerning the ins and outs of how the management is working,” Flower stated.
“I noticed him [Babar] batting within the T20 recreation the opposite day, he seemed in good type. He’s a man who units very excessive requirements, he’s very constant however all of us have our fluctuations. You may’t be on the prime of your recreation on a regular basis. Nobody is tremendous human. He’s an impressive cricketer,” he concluded.