Young Pakistani Cricketer Imam Ul Huq breaks down disheartened

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Young Pakistani Cricketer Imam Ul Huq breaks down disheartened

KARACHI - Young Pakistani Cricketer Imam Ul Huq breaks down disheartened over the nepotism tag of being nephew of former Chief selector Inzamam Ul Huq.

Imam said that he had made it to the Pakistan team through hard work as opposed to the accusations of nepotism levelled at him. "I don't think it will change unfortunately," Imam told The Cricketer. "The people will never accept me. That's what I think.

Imam made his debut for Pakistan in an ODI in 2019. He has since played 36 ODIs and maintained an average of 54. He has however not been able to replicate that success in his nascent Test career. In 10 matches, Imam has scored just 483 runs at an average of 28.41.

He said that he is not in the team due to pressure from Inzamam, who until recently was chief selector of Pakistan. "People think he [Inzamam] instructed Mickey Arthur to select me," he said, IANS has rwooded.