In the cricketing world, Pakistan is recognized as a factory of the fast bowlers and the notion recently got strengthened with the rise of pace sensation Naseem Shah. Possesing brutal pace to test the quality of manny batters, Naseem offers the X factor to any pace artillery.
Even in the tour game against Australia A, he bowled magic which garneded admiration from all the cricketing speheres. Former Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood is one of those people who are locating a star in Naseem – an element which forces this clan to think that Pakistan must use the skills of the 16-year old cricketer in the ongoing Test series against Australia.
Sharing his views on the red-ball cricket action, the 44-year old said that he would pick guys like Naseem in his final XI at the expense of pacers like Imran Khan. Azhar didn’t discard the performance of the senior cricketer in the tour game, but feels that Naseem brings a lot more at the table to excite any coaching panel. Moreover, Azhar wished to see Naseem gaining success.