KARACHI: Former national team captain Mohammad Yousuf has termed himself an accidental captain and said that conspiracies were hatched against him but it is not known who conspired against him.
Speaking on ARY News’ Bouncer program, Mohammad Yousuf said that during the tour of Australia, one of the players said, “Drop these players. In the morning, the same players were in the team and I was sitting outside.”
Mohammad Yousuf said he was fully fit during the tour of Australia, rested for the team, could have won the Sydney Test innings by a margin under my captaincy but easy catches and run outs were small, what happened during the Tests should not have happened. Was
In response to a question, the Test cricketer said, “Ask Shoaib Malik why he removed me from the team.” I could have scored 10,000 runs in ODI and Test cricket, I could not have been out of any format, I was an automatic choice.
Muhammad Yousuf revealed that he had met Shoaib Akhtar during a football match in Dambulla but later became important good friends.
The former captain said that if the cricket board says he will take over the responsibility of batting coach, the board will say if he coaches the under-16 then he is also ready to do it.
He said that in poverty he used to play cricket with a washing stick, never greed, always played cricket honestly, Allah saved him from fixing, there was never any offer.