In a digital press convention from Chittagong, the all-format Pakistani captain spoke about pitches in Bangladesh, describing them as sluggish.
Aussie batting legend Matthew Hayden was appointed by the PCB as batting advisor for the T20 World Cup. He was employed after Misbah-ul-Haq and Waqar Younus stepped down from their teaching roles in September.
The primary Take a look at of the two-match sequence between Pakistan and Bangladesh begins tomorrow in Chittagong.
Babar Azam spoke concerning the staff’s efficiency, saying that he anticipated them to carry out effectively within the sequence.
“The batting line-up consists of senior gamers who play spinners effectively. The gamers becoming a member of the Take a look at squad have been enjoying home cricket and we’ll profit from this,” he acknowledged.
He mentioned that this Take a look at sequence can be essential for Pakistan, including that the staff will attempt to sustain the profitable momentum [from the T20 series].
Babar Azam praised the Take a look at staff, saying that he was assured they may carry out effectively within the Take a look at Championship as “there are extra matches at house grounds”.
He mentioned that the Bangladesh staff is a harmful aspect even within the absence of senior gamers. Azam mentioned they can’t be taken evenly as situations are tough in Bangladesh.
“It’s not straightforward to play right here. We’ve to focus and play with endurance, we may even attempt to keep on the wicket.”
Babar Azam mentioned the staff obtained much less time to organize for Take a look at cricket after the T20 World Cup. Nonetheless, he mentioned the cricketers are professionals and should alter to Take a look at cricket quickly.
“We’ve been enjoying white-ball cricket for a lot of months now we’ve to adapt to red-ball cricket as quickly as potential, we’ve prime spinners within the staff,” he mentioned.
When requested about his below-par efficiency throughout the lately concluded T20 sequence towards Tigers, Babar Azam mentioned it isn’t essential for him to carry out effectively in each sequence. Different staff members may even must step up, he added.
“It’s good that different batsmen took accountability and scored runs,” he mentioned.