Former Pakistan captain and well-known commentator Ramiz Raja has suggested senior gamers Mohammad Hafeez and Shoaib Malik to take retirement from worldwide cricket.
Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik ought to retire, feels former Pakistan captain Ramiz RajaFile picture of Ramiz Raja. Reuters
“They should leave international cricket with respect and gracefully,” he stated on Monday concerning the two former captains.
Talking to the media in a video convention, Raja stated he avoids making private feedback on a participant.
“I come throughout each throughout my assignments that’s the reason I keep away from making private feedback. There is little doubt each have served Pakistan cricket nicely all these years. But now I feel it’s time they gracefully retired from the Pakistan crew, he stated.
Ramiz stated he was not searching for any put up within the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and tried to talk truthfully on cricket issues.
“I feel in the event that they retire now it is going to assist Pakistan cricket. We have a great pool of gamers and we should transfer forward.
Both Hafeez and Malik have been recalled to the Pakistan crew for the T20 format in February after remaining on the sidelines since final 12 months’s World Cup in England.
The determination by head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq to recall them met with blended reactions and many have criticised the transfer to return to senior gamers within the shorted format.
Hafeez, 39 and Malik, 38, each have insisted they nonetheless have loads of cricket left in them to characterize Pakistan within the World T20 Cup later this 12 months in Australia. However, Hafeez has stated that he’ll retire from all worldwide cricket after the mega T20 occasion.
Malik, who retired from Tests 4 years in the past and additionally stepped down from ODI cricket final 12 months after the World Cup, stays tight-lipped about his future plans.