Cricketzine prediction: “You cannot compare him with Shaheen Shah Afridi”: Robin Uthappa named Pakistan’s ‘toughest bowler’

Robin Uthappa called him Pakistan’s “toughest bowler”, but it wasn’t Shaheen Shah Afridi.Uthappa praised the bowler’s skill.

With Shaheen Shah Afridi being Pakistan’s best pacemaker in all formats, many fans and pundits have speculated that the 22-year-old will perform well at this year’s ODI World Cup in India. He hopes to lead Azam and his companions to glory.

After making his debut in 2018, Shaheen played in his 25 Tests, 32 his ODIs and 47 his T20Is where he won 42, 31 and 47 his wickets respectively. Afridi also won his ICC Cricketer of the Year award for his 2021 performance. That year he took 78 wickets in 36 internationals.

However, former Indian cricketer Robin Uthappa recently downplayed Afridi’s popularity by saying that Mohammad Asif is the tougher bowler.Asif, a former Pakistani cricketer, has been playing his game since 2005. I played in my country until 2010. Noting that his “skill level was very high”, Uthappa said, “Mohammad Asif was the toughest Pakistani bowler I have played against. His level of performance was very high. Asif used to swing the ball, so you can’t compare him to Shaheen Shah Afridi. “

Despite his immense talent and potential, Asif’s career has been riddled with controversy and he was banned for his mock manipulation in 2010. He was found guilty along with Salman Butt and Mohammad Amir Sentenced and suspended in all forms by the ICC. He returned after the ban when he represented the Water and Power Development Authority at his Quaid-e-Azam Trophy in 2016-17.

Even Shoaib Akhtar remembered Asif’s greatness and pointed out that he destroyed none other than his VVS Laxman. “The world has seen my bowling. If you want to see the art of bowling, look no further than Mohammad Asif – it’s called bowling. Asif in that Karachi test match he sacked seven wickets as India bundled with 265 in his second innings and chased 607 overall.

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