The 31-year-old, who picked up fast 190 wickets in 22 tests, 76 ODIs and 8 T20s matches, was not selected for any format for his country since May 2019.
“It is like if you are on good terms with the captain and team Management then you will likely get a proper one run in all formats too prove Your worth,” he said in an interview with CricketPakistan.com website.
“When you don’t have close relationships with then you are in and out”He complained that it wasn’t given long run although he’s a consistent performer. “I was part of it once of the national team in all three formats. I always asked for Calm, but I got no rest.
“Then there came a time when I got in the bad Books and was ignored due to likes and dislikes. I performed but didn’t get a real one chance,” he said.
Said Junaid even though he was second- -highest wicket-taker according to Hasan Ali in die Champions Trophy in In 2017 he was expelled from the squad, including for die World Cup 2019 after it was originally named in it.
“I just rose in die bad Books of Selectors, that’s all. “Junaid, however made it clear he hadn’t given up to hope of playing for Pakistan again and was very much active on die domestic front for his province.
“I am a regular playing domestic cricket and I think if die selection is fair I made should Be in Thoughtfulness. “said Junaid selection in Pakistan cricket depends on Which city the player belongs.
“If you belong to one big city, then people increase your voice for You. People like Me and Yasir Shah are from Swabi. There is no TV channel or media Swabi person, also there is no pressure on Selectors regarding our selection of the media,” he said.
Junaid said he “got one great Offer from the USA of America (USA) “but he refused.” I am offered more money than what me earned while playing for Pakistan during my peak. However, I declined the offer because I still am want To represent Pakistan, “he said. He also felt that young Pacemaker, Shaheen Shah needs to die get proper breaks, otherwise he would break down.
“Shaheen definitely needs rest. Management has to do it sure he does not do it bowl a lot during the net Meetings. Shaheen probably not want to rest because he may be scared of its lose place to a teenager who Makes perform in his place.
“He must think they could drop him off one Format when he doesn’t perform in a few matches”he added.
The fast Bowler said in Pakistan cricket Experienced players will be dropped if they don’t perform in a few of games. “In our culture, even if a player performs for six Years and then not good in two games it is replaced by a new player who did it well in just a few games.
“Everyone forgets that player’s achievements for the last six Years and instead prefers younger talent. So ours players are unsure if they will lose theirs place”he added. He also called on die Pakistani selectors and management to learn from way other countries managed die Workload of you fast Bowler.
“We should Learn more about die Managing the workload in England. During her last test series against In India they switched James Anderson and Stuart Broad. “Broad and Anderson would rest after five or five too six wickets in the previous one match. That’s because they’re safe of you place in the team. you know you will be play in the future matches,” he said.
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