Fakhar Zaman wants to follow the world-class ‘Virat Kohli’
Pakistan hitter Fakhar Zaman said Monday he learned a lot by watching Indian captain Virat Kohli play and he wants to follow in his footsteps.
“Virat Kohli is a world-class player who is a good example for everyone to continue with his hard work and his hitting,” he said during an interview with Sky Sports. “For my part, I really enjoy watching Virat Kohli bat and I feel like I learn a lot watching this master batter at work.”
Eyes in the maiden T20I century
Fakhar Zaman, who became the first Pakistani hitter to score a double-century in an ODI when he played undefeated with 210 strokes against Zimbabwe in July, is optimistic about scoring his first Twenty20 International century.
“I have already scored a hundred in a national T20 and now I am looking for a score of one hundred in an international game as well,” said Zaman. “Hopefully, I will achieve this goal very soon.”
The left-handed starter said he was delighted to win the PCB Outstanding Player of the Year award. Zaman is the fastest man to reach 1,000 races in one day international matches. He achieved this feat in 18 innings to set the new world record.
He said that at the moment he is focused on having a good performance in the next Asian Cup in 2018. He added that the 2019 World Cup is an important tournament, “but it is too early to start planning, as there are other international assignments for take care before that tournament. ”
The left-handed hitters said their team will face a different challenge as they play with each team in next year’s World Cup in England and Wales.