Selectors have opted for players who are proven failures, says Salahuddin Sallu – Cricket News Update

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Selectors have opted for players who are proven failures, says Sallu – Cricket News Update
Former chief selector of and expressed that tried and tested cricketers should not be given more opportunities. has been appointed the captain
for T20 format and there are some notable changes in each squad.
Many other former cricketers have also slammed the selection policy as some veterans like have been brought back to the national team. All of these cricketers made their
international debuts more than a decade ago and have failed to cement their places in the national team.

There is a strong school of thought which believes that PCB should give chances to the youngsters and build a team for the future.
While talking to Pakpassion, the former Test cricketer expressed that he also gave opportunities to these seasoned campaigners but they could not make it count at the international level.

“Even in my time these players have been utilized a lot already and been given ample opportunities. Both Imran Farhat and Faisal Iqbal have received many chances to impress selectors. It will be better if they [the selectors]
bring in more youngsters who can be a part of Pakistan's future. The selectors should have opted for youth over tried and tested failures," Sallu expressed.

On top of that, PCB has opted for uncapped players like, who cannot be rated as youngsters and do not have long careers ahead of them.

Sallu believes that the important thing is not to play international cricket, instead, it is about performing at the highest level of the sport for a long period of time.

He added, "It's easier to find a place in the team, but harder to maintain your position. The players who can maintain themselves in the team, they are able to reach a status after some time." 



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