Pakistan batsman Fawad Alam, who has rejuvenated the hosts` batting line-up, stated that he by no means blamed anyone for his 11-year lengthy hiatus from international cricket. Between 2009 and 2020, Pakistan performed 88 matches within the longest format of the sport however Fawad wasn`t given a chance. But the left-handed batsman made many of the break, scoring 26 first-class a whole lot and 33 fifties at a mean of 56.48.Fawad, who has transformed his each fifty-plus rating in Test hundred, stated he was solely specializing in honing his abilities whereas taking part in home cricket in Pakistan.
“I`ve never blamed anyone. I have always been saying that fate had this for me. That if it was in my destiny, then nobody could have taken it away from me,” ESPNcricinfo quoted Fawad as saying.
“I was only focusing on doing well in whatever opportunities I get to the fullest, even if its domestic cricket,” he added. Last yr in August, Fawad made a Test return after a decade and eight months as he was included within the taking part in eleven for the second match in opposition to England. Prior to this, Fawad had featured in a Test match in opposition to New Zealand at Dunedin for Pakistan again in November 2009. He had made his Test debut in July 2009.
During the continued first Test in opposition to South Africa, Fawad rescued Pakistan with a preventing ton after the hosts had been lowered for 27/4 on Tuesday. His six to convey his third Test century on Wednesday was just like the cherry on the cake.
Fawad needs to benefit from no matter time is left for him in international cricket and isn’t specializing in what has occurred with him prior to now.
“I don`t think about the 10 years going to waste. How can I say all the runs and records made in domestic cricket went in vain?. I`ve got enough respect and I want to redeem myself in whatever time I`ve left in cricket. Maybe I may get more success than what I`ve earned, so I can`t complain and I`m happy about the success,” stated Fawad.
Meanwhile, Pakistan resumed day three of the primary Test with the lead of 88 and added 70 runs to their in a single day rating earlier than South Africa folded hosts for 378.For South Africa, Kagiso Rabada and Keshav Maharaj had been the choose of the bowlers scalping three wickets every whereas pacer Anrich Nortje and Lungi Ngidi picked two wickets every.