Are you surprised that Abbas was not selected?

Discussion in 'Cricket Talk' started by Del, Nov 21, 2019.

  1. Del

    Del Cornered Tiger

    Dec 21, 2016
    I was a bit amazed and so as Mark Waugh, what about you?

  2. s_h_a_f

    s_h_a_f Whispering Death

    Dec 26, 2011
    Shocking decision. Abbas avg’s 18 with the ball. One of the best in the world. And they leave him out?

    Azhar at the toss: “we know he is our num 1 bowler”

    And they drop him.

    Pakistani logic.
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  3. Patriot

    Patriot Kaptaan

    Oct 8, 2014
    Abbas didnt got any practice games I think, I guess thats why he wasnt picked
  4. Shahzad.Firdous

    Shahzad.Firdous Cornered Tiger

    May 29, 2010
    Abbas played 2nd practice game!
  5. Shahzad.Firdous

    Shahzad.Firdous Cornered Tiger

    May 29, 2010
    I am not surprised. Imran had a stellar performance in practice game. Shaheen is left arm and Naseem is the one whole Australian media is talking about!!
  6. isaacking

    isaacking Talented

    Jul 16, 2010
    Imran's magic had pink color to it, with red cherry he is useless but Misbah had to prove his point to Pakistan fans hence he is in playing 11 over Abbas.

    Failure of umer & shahzed had made this coming for all. Misbah will had insult to the injury just wait and watch.
  7. Fireworks11

    Fireworks11 Kaptaan

    Sep 22, 2012
    Massive decision. Abbas should be the first name on the sheet. Look at his record.
  8. Express Pace

    Express Pace Cornered Tiger

    May 11, 2012
  9. Sultan Yusuf

    Sultan Yusuf Talented

    Sep 1, 2010
    Forget the similar pace, IK bowls like an amateur wide of the crease. Abbas would at bowl wicket to wicket.

    Mindless selections again from a mindless coach and clueless chief selector.
  10. Gotham Cronie

    Gotham Cronie Youngsta Beauty

    Jan 14, 2015
    Mohammad Abbas since his injury:

    Mohammad Abbas since his shoulder injury:
    South Africa: 5 wickets at an average of 46
    Division 2 County Cricket: 26 wickets at an average of 26
    Quaid-e-Azam Trophy: 5 wickets at an average of 52

    Still a bold call to drop him for Imran Khan. I probably would have played Abbas. Especially since he performed really well vs them last year in UAE. Coaches see the bowlers in the nets though. Reports his pace has dropped even more from before.

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