Pakistan batsman on Monday hit again at former cricketer and compatriot Ramiz Raja, pronouncing that he’ll now not give up cricket on any individual’s opinion. Previous this 12 months, former Pakistan cricketer Raja had requested Shoaib Malik and Hafeez to retire gracefully. Raja had often known as Hafeez a ”susceptible fielder” after the all-rounder used to be named in Pakistan squad for the England excursion. Hafeez additionally stated that enjoying for Pakistan is an ”honour” for him and he’ll justify his variety within the crew similar to he has been doing it for the final 17 years.
“Ramiz bhai is a pal of mine. Everybody has the fitting to precise themselves. However I am not going to give up cricket as a result of any individual asks me to, similar as I by no means began enjoying at any individual else’s behest. Taking part in for Pakistan is an honour for me,” stated Hafeez in a digital convention through .
“Even if I began in 2003, folks idea Hafeez must now not play cricket as a result of I got here from an overly small the town – Sargodha. I have spent the final 17 years justifying my variety, and I am hoping I’m going to justify my variety once more this time. All I would like to mention is – my profession, my selection,” he added.
Pakistan will tackle in 3 Exams and as many T20Is on their upcoming excursion of the rustic.
Pakistan squad for England excursion: Azhar Ali, Babar Azam, Abid Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Shan Masood, Asad Shafiq, Fawad Alam, Haider Ali, Iftikhar Ahmad, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Rizwan, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Faheem Ashraf, Haris Rauf, Imran Khan, Mohammad Abbas, Mohammad Hasnain, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Afridi, Sohail Khan, Usman Shinwari, Wahab Riaz, Imad Wasim, Kashif Bhatti, Shadab Khan, and Yasir Shah.