The Pakistani pacer, who is always been a supporter of Pathan, said that the he was the ideal person to fill the vacant all-rounder spot in the Indian squad. “He only needs a longer run to get his confidence back,” suggested Akram.
He also lauded the inclusion of Lakshmipathy Balaji in the T20 preliminary squad. “Balaji is experienced with the slower bouncers, yorkers, and swings the new ball as well,” Akram said.
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