[su_dropcap style=”simple” size=”5″]A[/su_dropcap]hmed Shehzad was on fire against Northern in National T20 Cup 2019. He helped Central Punjab chase down the mammoth total of 223 with one ball to spare. Shehzad remained Unbeaten on 111 off 63 balls.
Ahmed Shehzad was recalled to the National T20 side for the home series against Sri Lanka. The stylish opener failed to impress in the first two T20Is of the series.[su_note]He came back to the domestic circuit, and in his second match of National T20 Cup 2019, he scored a match-winning hundred for Central Punjab. His knock contained 13 fours and three sixes.[/su_note]
Imad Wasim-led Northern batted first in the 5th match of the tournament. Northern finished on 222/6 in 20 overs largely thanks to Asif Ali, who smocked 93 off just 35 balls. For Central Punjab, Faheem Ashraf picked up three wickets for 43 runs.
Babar Azam-led Central Punjab gunned down the target of 223 in 19.5 overs with five wickets in hand. Ahmed Shehzad was declared the man of the match for his brilliant century.
PCB To Announce The Squad For Australia Tour This Week
With his stellar performance, Shehzad has made a strong case for the Australia series. Pakistan is set to play three T20Is followed by two Tests against Australia. The series starts on November 3. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is expected to announce the squad this week for all this vital tour.
According to the reports, Pakistan’s head coach and chief selector Misbah Ul Haq is set to take some harsh decision for Australia tour. Misbah was reportedly angry over the irresponsible behavior of some senior players who are taking the preparations lightly. The former captain is set to make some significant changes for the important Australia tour.
The media and fans have come hard at Misbah Ul Haq after 3-0 series defeat by the hands of weak Sri Lanka side. Question have been raised over Misbah’s team selection who has looked to provide opportunities to the neglected players. With ICC T20 World Cup 2020 around the corner, the series against Australia will play a major role in defining the final squad for the mega event.