Saqib Mahmood thrives on taking on more responsibilities, “excelling” in the victory that changed England | Cricket News


“When I am given extra responsibilities, I always thrive”; Saqib Mahmood is happy to seize his opportunity in England to perform well against Pakistan; Rob Key said the fast bowler is “perfect.” “And support him to play for his country in various forms

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Saqib Mahmood used his first three goals to score two wickets to get the England team to fly in Cardiff

Saqib Mahmood used four wickets in a full game to further enhance his growing reputation as a highly changed English team defeated Pakistan in the first one-day international match.

The 24-year-old Lancashire fast bowler only participated in his fifth ODI, scored two wickets in the first three goals of the game, and finished off the bench with a 4-42 stat. The host’s combined nine wickets win Captain Ben Stokes.

After the coronavirus outbreak in the training camp, the entire original England team was self-quarantined. Mahmoud was one of the most experienced players in the revised group and showed his demands by winning the game in Cardiff. , Requiring more rules to be incorporated.

“When I am given additional responsibilities, no matter which team I play for, I will thrive,” he told reporters.

“When talking to Stokesie, he said that he wants me to catch a new ball, and even be there, take me on the field when we need a wicket, and things like that. I thrive because of it. I’m very happy that I can support. This, and take full advantage of this responsibility.”

The best move for the first ODI between England and Pakistan

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The best move for the first ODI between England and Pakistan

The best move for the first ODI between England and Pakistan

When asked if he now wants to play more games for the England team, Mahmoud pointed out the quality of the players currently ahead of him and admitted that he hadn’t done enough when he had the opportunity before.

“I think the most important thing is that this is the number one in the world, and you have to do something very special to replace those who have positions,” he said.

“When I played for England, I didn’t manage to seize this opportunity. I think this is not the side you have time to settle down when you come in, I guess.

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“You have to come in and make the most of your opportunities, because there are a lot of good players around, especially if you try to come in and try to determine your position.

“I think I haven’t found my place in T20, but in ODI, I just started to make some progress last summer. I haven’t participated in the competition in the past 12 months, but I am very happy that I can seize this opportunity today. Hope I can support it in the next series.”

Although his international career has so far only been played in the white ball arena, Mahmud impressed Lancashire in the county championships this season and confirmed that he also has the ambition to play cricket.

Ben Stokes praised England for doing the right basic skills in the

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Ben Stokes praised England for doing the right basic skills in the “clinical performance” because the team defeated Pakistan with 9 wickets in the first ODI game in Cardiff.

Ben Stokes praised England for doing the right basic skills in the “clinical performance” because England defeated Pakistan with 9 wickets in the first ODI game in Cardiff.

Sky Sports commentator Rob Key believes that the Birmingham-born bowler has already had the opportunity and all the tools to continue his progress in white cricket and forcibly enter the red team since he got the opportunity and all the tools for the England team Significant progress.

The former England batsman said: “I think it is not easy to get a fast bowler to catch your attention.” “But, right away, he was perfect from the start.

“He has that angle, just straightens the ball. He is fast-88 mph, 89 mph-and has great control. Besides, he seems to be a very smart bowler-he constantly sets his court.

“This is so inspiring for England. He was very good from the beginning and he gave Pakistan no breathing room.

“I think he is outstanding.

“When someone performs well, we will be taken away in England, but from what we saw in the Conflict of the Roses earlier this year, when you watch him on the livestream, I think he is what we will start Seen in various forms in England, he really strengthened his case.”



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