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Is Saqlain Mustaq A Pom?

Or, more accurately, will he be accepted as one by the English public, wonders Jonathan Liew. This to me sounds like merely another example of why the 2005 Ashes success was a fluke, the English attitude to building a successful cricket team is still way off the mark.

Let's face it, the question is not whether Saqlain Mushtaq should play for England, it's who should he replace in the side.

English cricket, in it's current state of utter disarray, can ill afford to delay the inclusion of a tweaker who is better than anything that country has produce before, or will produce for a long time yet. With Monty Panesar showing predictable signs of stalling in his development, who cares if Saqlain has played a World Cup final for Pakistan, or, that he turned out for Pakistan at all (a matter that would make Poms cringe)?

The Poms need Saqlain Mushtaq and the sooner they got over their typically colonialist attitude, the sooner they might have a faint shot at winning cricket matches again.

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4 comments

King Cricket said...

The jury's out on Saqlain at the minute, if only becaues his knees are those of a 50-year-old.

Not literally, they're the same age as the rest of him.

Ayush said...

Thanks for clarify their real age. :>

I still think England needs to take a chance with him and do it as quickly as possible. There's only so much that a few cortisone shots can't fix.

Thanks for dropping by.

Anonymous said...

IF ENGLAND TAKE SAQI BAHI , HE NOT ONLY HELP ENGLAND IN BOWLING BUT ALSO WITH THE BAT ,HE HAS A TEST HINDRED AGAINST HIM

Irfan said...

Saqi is still gr8. Just watch him bowl in ICL and hes at his incredible best ever with teesra and evena n occasional leg break in his aromour!!!

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