KARACHI: Pakistani batsman and former cricket staff captain Sarfaraz Ahmed “wants to have a body like Faf du Plessis”, all-rounder Shadab Khan mentioned on Twitter on Sunday forward of the much-anticipated Take a look at match in opposition to South Africa.
Shadab, the younger cricketer, shared his lighthearted joke with a video of the 33-year-old Sarfaraz figuring out earlier than going through off South Africa coming Tuesday. Faf du Plessis mentioned earlier this week he anticipated a “very tough” Pakistani facet within the upcoming collection in Karachi.
“He wants to have a body like [Faf Du Plessis]. Jub se Saifi bhai ne Faf ki woh tasveer dekhi hai, inka aim vesi body bnane ka ho gaya hai [Ever since Sarfaraz Ahmed has seen that picture of Faf, his aim is to achieve a body like his],” the 22-year-old all-rounder wrote on Twitter, utilizing an endearing nickname for the previous Pakistani captain.
The wicketkeeper-batsman is a part of the 17-player squad introduced by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) that can face off 36-year-old Faf Du Plessis’ staff in a Take a look at collection set to start out January 26 in Karachi.
Revised site visitors plan for Karachi take a look at
Pakistan’s enjoying XI can be finalised by captain Babar Azam following consultations with the top coach. Nevertheless, Abdullah Shafique, Kamran Ghulam and Salman Ali Agha – who had been named within the 20-member preliminary squad – have been unnoticed of the checklist of probables for the primary Take a look at match.
The Karachi Visitors Police earlier launched a revised driving-and-road plan for the primary Take a look at match between South Africa and Pakistan on the port metropolis’s famed Nationwide Stadium from January 26-30.
In line with the revised site visitors plan issued on Saturday, a number of roads resulting in the stadium would stay open for small site visitors throughout the Take a look at match.