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Out of form Fakhar Zaman hopeful of dodging T20 World Cup rebuff

Pakistani left-handed batsman, Fakhar Zaman’s T20 vocation has been as observer to down-slide and he is not having any option to capture his droop.

Fakhar has scored just 15 runs in last five T20 innings which comprises of two three ducks. Since July 2018, the left-handed has played 12 T20s with 24 runs as his top score.

In the limited over games, he couldn’t perform to expectations for Glamorgan in this year’s T20 blast in England.

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Recently in Pak vs Aus T20 matches, the left-hander has gotten scores of 0 and 2 respectively for starting two matches and was dropped off from the squad of final playing XI as a consequence of his throughout performance. Fakhar has not avoided conceding poor run of his structure he is experiencing in assuring promising finishes to the present course of action.

“It’s pretty clear that I am playing badly and going through a rough patch. I will not offer any excuses. The time has come for me to correct my flaws because if I don’t play well then it would be tough to get into the side,” Fakhar was quoted as saying in Geo News.

At present, Mardan born Fakhar is a part of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in ongoing Quaid e Azam domestic trophy. He could oversee 23 of 38 balls against Southern Punjab; the only game he had played so far against Southern Punjab.

“I have made mistakes but I intend on regaining my lost momentum by taking part in the domestic circuit. That is why I have been playing four-day matches in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy,” He said.

Pakistan, who is at the top of the table in World T20 rankings is going through tougher times along with Fakhar Zaman. If Fakhar would not improve himself, he might lose chance to go to Australia for ICC T20 World Cup next year.

“I had learned a lot from my time in Australia and I hope that a year from now, I would be ready to picked in the T20 squad,” he added.

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