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ABU DHABI: Pakistan bowling coach Azhar Mahmood expressed disappointment over getting solely 4 wickets on the primary day of the Take a look at towards Sri Lanka at Sheikh Zayed Stadium Abu Dhabi.

Chatting with Zari Information, he mentioned that the Pakistani bowlers didn’t reap the benefits of the brand new ball at first of the sport or in direction of the tip of the primary day.

“Pakistan ought to have gotten six wickets, then I might have been very happy with the efficiency of our bowlers,” the previous all-rounder gave his evaluation on the primary day.

Azhar expressed that the tempo bowlers have the potential to ship the Sri Lankan workforce again shortly on the 2nd day of the Take a look at.

Replying to a query about selecting three tempo bowlers and just one spinner in XI, he defended that Pakistan has adopted the identical mixture of the workforce that performed towards West Indies within the Caribbean tour earlier.

“The present pacers have the power to maneuver the ball and reverse swing,” he mentioned however expressed his dejection that the grass on the pitch did not assist his bowlers to maneuver the ball round.

Talking about debutant Haris Sohail, the bowling coach confirmed his satisfaction on the inclusion of the younger batsman.

He additional added, “Haris has already performed worldwide T20s and One Day Worldwide matches for Pakistan so I hope he’ll avail this chance and would succeed as a Take a look at batsman.”

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