Hasan Ali
Hasan Ali (Image Credit: Twitter)

Pakistan seamer Hasan Ali has stated his plans of working on his batting for long hours in the nets and revealed his plans to become the all-rounder for his nation in all the formats. The 27-year-old returned to the national team recently post some excellent spells in PSL as well as in a domestic tournament.

He came back in style by bowling really well and showed just glimpses of his batting abilities with some outrageous shots in Test cricket. So far, he has scored to half-centuries in ODI format and he is no mug with the bat. He picked up a fifer in the ODI series against England and he has been in good touch of late.

Hasan Ali
Hasan Ali. Image-Twitter

Hasan Ali Inspired By Pakistan Legendary All Rounders

Hasan Ali revealed his intentions of playing as an all-rounder for Pakistan in all the formats and also mentioned training hard in the nets. He notified that the likes of Wasim Akram, Abdul Razzaq, and Azhar Mahmood inspired him who were all excellent with the bat in the lower order.

“I want to see myself as an all-rounder in all three formats nd I am putting in extra yards in the nets. I am inspired by Wasim Akram, Abdul Razzaq and Azhar Mahmood and want to contribute in crucial times for my team,” Hasan Ali said in an interview.

Wasim Akram
Wasim Akram (Photo by Patrick Eagar/Popperfoto via Getty Images/Getty Images)

Hasan Ali Focusing On Power Hitting

Hasan Ali revealed that his main focus has been on hitting the ball hard and expressed his desire to finish off games in the death overs in T20 internationals. He added that he has been focussing on the aspect of power hitting and also to negotiate the yorkers, that he will be facing the yorkers

I usually get to bat in death overs in T20Is and the only option I have at that point is to hit the ball hard. I am working to improve my power-hitting in the practice sessions and learning how to score more and more runs against Yorkers, bouncers and slower deliveries,” He added.

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Hasan Ali[photo: Twitter]
Hasan Ali will always be remembered for his excellent bowling show in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017.