Dean Jones, the former Australian player, is a notable name in the world of cricket. He is working fluently and closely with many T20 leagues around the world. Jones has also worked as a coach of Karachi Kings this year in the Pakistan Super League (PSL).
Earlier, Jones was the mentor of Islamabad United where has seen Asif Ali for many years. He knows the way of working of Asif and his dedication in the T20 format.
This year, Asif Ali, being a middle over batsman, scored 213 runs in 12 games for his franchise. He is a hard hitter of bowl who can be utilized when needed in tough times.
Dean Jones dissatisfied seeing no Asif Ali in Pakistan’s squad for England tour
“I have known Asif for a long time. I know what makes him tick. He can also be used as an opener… trust me. he can do various roles.. not just as a banger at the death!” said Dean Jones.
Moreover, Dean Jones thinks Asif can be used as an opener too.
Earlier, The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) have revealed the 29 men squad for Pakistan’s upcoming tour of England in which Haris Sohail and M. Amir have been dropped off amidst the personal issues.
Pakistan is to kick off its cricket season after a long period of time as amidst the Coronavirus outbreak, the cricketing activities were stopped. Many series and matches got postponed and now its time to resume them.
The cricket will be continued without the spectators behind closed doors to avoid spreading of the Coronavirus. Also, new guidelines will be followed under which game would be commenced such as, saliva ban for polishing the ball.
The two sides are all set to play three Test matches and as many T20Is from July. The team will be departing soon and it is to be noted that the West Indies team already has arrived there.