Must get rid of substandard Pakistan batsman: Zaheer Abbas

The former captain said it looks as if the Pakistani cricketers had become accustomed to playing only on subcontinent pitches.

updated: March 13, 2013 13:30 IST
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Karachi: Legendary Zaheer Abbas has lamented the absence of a quality batsmen in Pakistan and advised the Cricket Board (PCB) to appoint a batting coach with the national team.

The former Pakistan skipper also suggested that senior players in the side had become a liability and should now be eased out of the team.

"I see the failure of the team in South Africa, be it in Tests or the ODIs, purely due to the substandard performances of the top-order batsman," Abbas told PTI in an interview.

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