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Fawad, nepotism and Pakistan cricket

Nepotism has become a household term used by Pakistanis whenever they are asked to list down reasons for the failure of the country on so many fronts. Fawad misses out again as Pakistan announce squad for Ireland, England TestsWhen it comes to sports then, it becomes evident why most of the federations are in a shambolic state: nepotism eating through the roots of merit. Fawad Alam named in initial Test camp for England tourFast-forward today and things still haven’t changed, not even a bit. with scores of 6,4,0,30 and 2, while Ali scored 41 runs at an average of 10.25 with scores 26 (not out) 4,4,7,0. Fun fact: Test mainstays Azhar Ali (33) and Asad Shafiq (32) are nearly the same age or older than Alam.

Source: The Express Tribune April 16, 2018 11:57 UTC