I am unlucky to be out of the Pakistan team, says Fawad Alam – Cricket News Update

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I am unlucky to be out of the Pakistan team, says Fawad Alam – Cricket News Update, the discarded left-handed batsman from Pakistan, believes that he is unlucky to have been sidelined by the selectors and is happy with his recent performances in domestic cricket.
The 27-year-old cricketer emerged through the ranks of junior cricket in the country and was an integral part of the Green Shirts in their title triumph in the
Having performed exceptionally well in first-class cricket for multiple seasons, the middle-order batsman made his international debut in 2007. The cricketer from Karachi earned a Test cap in 2009 during the national team’s tour of, scoring a fantastic century on debut.
However, he has just played three Tests, 27 One Day Internationals and 24 T20s for Pakistan. The left-hander averages 41.66 runs per innings in the 5-day format and 37.68 in ODIs, which are not bad stats at all.
Fawad has been labelled as a limited-over specialist in past but the left-hander feels that his first-class record is enough to prove his critics wrong. The talented batsman is currently representing the National Bank of (NBP)
in the President’s Trophy and is keen to make a return to the Pakistan team.
“I've always wanted to be prominent, and I want to gain this prominence by scoring heavily. I think my first-class career is evidence enough to dispel this false perception,” the left-handed batsman added. “I have scored runs in difficult
situations and won my national place in 2007. If I am away from the national side, it is perhaps because of my luck; otherwise I have scored enough.”
In the 86 first-class matches Fawad has played so far, the left-hander averages 57 runs per innings, which is extra-ordinary for a middle-order batsman.
The budding player revealed that his cricketing hero is his father,, who himself was a first-class cricketer in his playing days.
“I didn't need to go out to learn cricket - he was there for me to guide and take care of me,” Fawad said. “He is my courage and a cricket university at home who helped my career develop.”



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