Mzansi Super League

Pakistani international Nawaz 'at home' in Cape Town

2018-11-15 09:58
Cape Town Blitz
Cape Town Blitz (File)

Cape Town - Pakistan international Muhammad Nawaz is relishing the opportunity to play at his second 'home' when he represents the Cape Town Blitz in the inaugural Mzansi Super League

Nawaz, who is married to a Capetonian, is no stranger to this part of the world and will not only be playing in front of his family for the first time, but it will also be his first time playing at Newlands. 

"I am very happy to be in Cape Town and it is a good opportunity for me to be part of the Cape Town Blitz," he said. 

"It is my second home, so it's not a different environment for me. I have been to Cape Town before but not for cricket. Hopefully, I can perform well and make this my new home. I am very excited to play my first game at Newlands and my Cape Town family will be here to watch me play for the first time," he added. 

The allrounder, who made his T20 International debut in 2016 and has subsequently represented Pakistan on 16 occasions, linked up with the Cape Town Blitz on Wednesday and got stuck in straight away to adapt to his new surroundings. 

"I had a good session in the nets where I batted and bowled a little longer than usual as I am trying to adapt to the conditions. The pitches here has more bounce, so as a bowler you have to change your line and length, and as a batsman, you have to pick the correct shots," he stated.  

 

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