One of the greatest travesties within Pakistan cricket is the melancholic tale of the talented cricketer, Fawad Alam, who went out of favour from the national side, even after stellar performances in the domestic circuit.
The discarded Pakistani international was amongst the headlines again, but this time, for causing damage to the dressing room window of Colne Cricket Club.
It was during a Lancashire League match between Clitheroe Cricket Club 1st XI and Colne Cricket Club that the incident occurred.
Selectors have ignored Fawad Alam:
The left-handed all-rounder was adjudged time-out, after two successive dismissals, which did not give him enough time to gear up.
Clitheroe Cricket Club lost its opener, Thomas Lord, for 19 runs and immediately lost another player. After for a limited amount of time, Alam was adjudged timed-out. Frustrated with the decision, Alam hit the glass pane of the dressing room.
It seems like things are getting bad to worse for the out of favour Pakistan all-rounder. Even after recommendations from people at PCB, and some of the greatest cricketers produced in the country, Alam didn’t get a chance to play for Pakistan against England.
Wasim Akram recently voiced his opinion on the continuous snub of Alam.
“Players play domestic circuit in view of getting an opportunity to play international cricket,” Wasim Akram claimed earlier, according to cricket.com.au.
“I can’t understand why Fawad is not getting an opportunity; he is still out (of) the squad despite scoring runs in domestic on an average of 50 in the last three-four years. It’s beyond me,” quoted Akram.