New Delhi: One of Pakistan's finest opening batsmen and current chief selector, Aamer Sohail feels this World cup will heavily rely on openers and it will be challenging for them to perform under new rules on fast and bouncy pitches of Australia and New Zealand.
One of the heroes of Pakistan's 1992 title triumph, Sohail, who had scored 326 runs in 10 matches, said that good starts will be crucial for any team's success in World Cup.
Karachi, Jan 08 : Former Pakistan captain Aamir Sohail has claimed that all-rounder Fawad Alam would have struggled to make runs in the World Cup.
Pakistan revealed its 15-man squad for the tournament on January 7, with the selectors excluding Alam and Shoaib Malik from the final 15, while all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez, who is under a bowling ban for his illegal bowling action, and fast bowler Sohail Khan were included.
Aamir claimed that whilst it is disappointing for Alam that he was not selected, he has to admit that he didn't rate the all-rounder very highly, Pak Passion reported.
Karachi, Apr 26 - Former Pakistani captain Aamir Sohail has slammed the current Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), branding it illegal as it was installed through a 'questionable' committee.
Karachi, Nov 1 - Former Pakistani captain Aamir Sohail has blamed experienced all-rounder Shahid Afridi for Pakistan's first ODI loss to South Africa in the UAE, saying that Afridi's 'irresponsible shot' had gifted the game to the South Africans.
Islamabad, Feb 26 : Former captains have stressed the need for a total revamp of the failing system of Pakistani cricket and urged for more focus on
Islamabad, Sep 13 : Former Pakistan captain Aamir Sohail has said the national team's bowling attack should not wholly rely on the
Sharjah, Sep 5 : Former Pakistan captains Mohsin Khan and Aamir Sohail have questioned the team management and the captain's competence in handling the team after it
Islamabad, June 6 : Former Pakistan captain Amir Sohail has said it's time Umar Akmal justifies his place in the team, and added that if Umar doesn't
Karachi, Jan 30 : Former Pakistan captain and cricket commentator Aamir Sohail has described the Decision Review System as a wake-up call
Karachi, Jan 21 : Pakistani cricket commentator Amir Sohail has suggested that Pakistan should not make any changes in the squad for the second Test.
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