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15:40  20 november  2019
15:40  20 november  2019 Source:   performgroup.com

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Pakistan captain Azhar Ali has no concerns about throwing 16-year-old quick Naseem Shah into the Test cauldron in Brisbane.

Pakistan coach Misbah-ul-Haq believes Naseem could be the tour' s " Опубликовано: 19 нояб. 2019 г. Naseem Shah is likely to debut for Pakistan in 1st Test just a week Not just that, we bring to you exclusive interviews, live chats with players - past and present - and also the top journalists from

a man in a white uniform swinging at a ball: Pakistan's Naseem Shah © Getty Images Pakistan's Naseem Shah

Pakistan captain Azhar Ali has high hopes for Naseem Shah as the 16-year-old prepares to make his Test debut against Australia.

Azhar praised the seamer's technical abilities and mental strength after the teenager suffered a personal tragedy following the recent death of his mother.

Although Pakistan's line-up for the clash at the Gabba is yet to be revealed, Azhar confirmed Naseem would be involved and he has high hopes for the youngster.

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"Not many players can be at that standard so early but there are exceptions and he is one of them," said the skipper ahead of the two-match series. 

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Sport Top Stories. Previous Next. Teen quick has Pakistan teammates' backing. AAP 13 hrs ago Ed Jackson. He' s 16-years-old with seven first-class games under his belt, but Pakistan teammates have no doubt Naseem Shah will cope if he makes his Test debut on Thursday at the Gabba.

He' s only 16 but Pakistan tearaway Naseem Shah has done more than enough to prove to his Please use a supported version for the best MSN experience. Teen quick has Pakistan teammates' "We're all very happy with how he' s responded and, hopefully, he' s going to be a star in the making."

"And hopefully – we are all looking forward to it – he can have a very successful career.

"When I saw him first, I was so surprised. The control he had, the pace he had – and the temperament and the composure when he bowls is so exciting to see."

Naseem, who will become the youngest male Test debutant on Australian soil, played in a warm-up match in the aftermath of his mother's passing and Azhar paid credit to his courage.

"Obviously, it was a hard time for him but he coped with it very nicely and he came out and bowled the very next day, which is very heartening," he said.

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Teen pace sensation Naseem Shah already inspiring Pakistan . Skip to sections navigation Skip to content Skip to footer. For cricket fans looking for a reason to invest in the first Test of the summer Pakistan ' s 16-year-old quick Naseem Shah in action. Credit:Getty Images. That he remains on tour

Pakistan 16-year-old Naseem Shah is proving a handful on Australian pitches, giving Usman Khawaja the hurry up in a warm-up game. Pat Cummins did it as an 18-year-old but Pakistan rival Naseem Shah might take fast-bowling test debuts to crazy new heights.

"He is opening up a little bit. Obviously, when he came in to first-class cricket, he was a bit shy but now he is starting to enjoy it."

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