Pakistan vs South Africa: Junaid Khan eyes top five

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Pakistan vs South Africa: Junaid Khan eyes top five

Karachi: The left-arm paceman of Pakistan, Junaid Khan, who is still in his early days, however has made an impression with his recent performances especially those in India lately. Still fresh from his impressive effort against the arch-rival, the promising youngster is upbeat to perform even better in South Africa.

“Their top five batsmen are world class and I am not targeting anyone specific. I keep things simple and give my 100 per cent every time I get a chance to bowl.” said Junaid Khan while talking to this correspondent for News One TV.

“I have worked hard at the training camp, and with the help of the video analyst, keenly observed the strengths and weaknesses of the South Africans”, adds the left-arm fast bowler.

Pakistan will play three Test matches followed by two T20Is and five ODIs against the host team on the 5-week long tour to South Africa. The tour will commence with the test match in Johannesburg from February 1st.

The 23-year old, hails from Swabi, also recalled his outright triumph against the prolific Virat Kohli on the recent India tour, describing it as a joint effort with his team analyst. “Team analyst, Usman Hashmi, helped me a great deal in finding out the weaknesses of Kohli and others, I am glad the plan worked by the grace of God.”, concludes Junaid Khan, who knocked Kohli out thrice in as many ODIs in India.

Junaid Khan has claimed 27 wickets in eight Test matches for Pakistan since his debut in 2011. In 16 ODIs and three T20I he has had 25 and two wickets respectively.

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