Saeed Ajmal targets big-hitting Gayle
Pakistan offie Saeed Ajmal vowed yesterday to target West Indian swashbuckler Chris Gayle when the two sides meet in the Champions Trophy next month
Pakistan is currently featuring in a tune-up camp in Abbottabad, where US forces killed Osama bin Laden two years ago, a hilly town hoping to match conditions in England where the eight-nation Trophy will be played from June 6-23.
“We are practising and the way Gayle has been playing it is amazing,” Ajmal said. “We are looking at the videos of his batting because we have a match against them and hopefully we will have no problems.”
Pakistan will also face South Africa on June 10 and arch-rivals India on June 15 — both at Birmingham. Holders Australia, England, Sri Lanka and New Zealand feature in group A. Top two teams from each group will qualify for the semis.