Lahore: Azhar Ali and Asad Shafiq couldn’t declare the appropriate to succeed their seniors whereas the efficiency graph of each Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq dropped sharply after the retirement minutes.
Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq retired from Test cricket collectively in May 2017. Azhar Ali and Asad Shafiq, thought-about their successors for the reason that sequence within the West Indies, did not reside as much as expectations, taking part in with seniors. The graph of their efficiency additionally remained excessive, later indicators of decline grew to become seen.
In the presence of Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq, Azhar Ali scored 4968 runs at a mean of 46.86, together with 14 centuries, together with a triple. In the final 19 matches, he scored 969 runs at a mean of 27 with solely 2 three figures.
In the presence of seniors, Asad Shafiq managed so as to add 3431 runs at a mean of 39.43, together with 10 centuries. In the final 19 matches, he has scored 1198 runs at a mean of 37 with solely 2 three-figure innings, each within the UAE.
It must be famous that in October 2015, Asad Shafiq's common was 43.89. Azhar Ali's total efficiency graph can be an enormous hand in his poor batting overseas, he has performed 18 innings exterior Asia within the final three years. He has scored 212 runs at a mean of solely 11.77.