Mickey Arthur Changing the Shape of Pakistani Team

Currently, Asia CupΒ is going on and the nation has hopes with Pakistan that they will emerge as the champion of the tournament. Apart from this Asia cup squad has many new names and many old name missing.This is not the first time that senior players and past great performers are dropped from the squad.This is due to the high performance and fitness standard set up by the coach Mickey Arthur. He is quite serious about his fitness standard and due his dedication team is able to win the ICC Champions Trophy. He neither compromises his standards for his favorite players.

Here is the list of cricketers who are not able to be part of the team because of his policies.

Muhammad Hafeez

He was one of the seasoned cricketers of Pakistan but due to poor performance and fitness, Muhammad Hafez is now dropped from all three formats of the game.

Wahab Riaz

In past, Wahab Riaz gave many remarkable performances and people expected a lot from him after that.But he is not able to keep his performance and fitness constant due to which he lost his spot in the team

Umar Akmal

Umar Kamal had a lot of controversy with Micky Arthur and his ill-discipline is one of the reasons for his absence from the team. His poor fitness and average performances also play a role in his absence from the team.

Kamran Akmal

Kamran Kamal no doubt is performing well in domestic cricket.But when, given chance he was unable to live up to the expectations and his substandard fielding is the main cause for it.

Ahmed Shehzad

He was found to be not performing well since a few months. Moreover,before being dropped from the team his dope test was found positive and after that PCB banned him for a year.

Muhammad Irfan

He is not able to meet the fitness standards and this led him to a major break from international cricket.

Imad Wasim

Although he is a youngster and is playing regularly in domestic leagues still he is not able to meet the fitness standards of the coach. Imad Wasim is yet to play an international match this year.