Good News for the left handed batsman Fawad Alam from the Test Skipper Azhar Ali

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Good News for the left handed batsman Fawad Alam from the Test Skipper Azhar Ali

ISLAMABAD - Good News for the left handed batsman Fawad Alam from the Test Skipper Azhar Ali.

Pakistan’s Test captain Azhar Ali has said that left-hand batsman Fawad Alam is still part of the Test team’s plan despite missing out on a central contract for the upcoming season, Cricket Pakistan has reported.

Alam, who scored a century (168) on his Test debut against Sri Lanka in Colombo, last represented Pakistan against New Zealand in Dunedin, during his debut year, 2009, in the longest format of the game. He only has three Test matches under his belt, despite playing his maiden Test a long time ago.

"Fawad Alam is a determined player. He is an example for youngsters. Despite being out of the team for so long, he continued his hard work and eventually made his way back into the team," Azhar said on a local news channel.

"He is currently part of our team and whenever he gets an opportunity, I am sure he will make it count and perform.

Azhar also explained why Alam was not able to make it into the playing XI in the home series against Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.