Williamson is a role-model for any young cricketer: Yousuf

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Former Pakistani cricketer Mohammad Yousuf believes that New Zealand’s skipper Kane Williamson was a fantastic role-model for any young cricketer, saying the right-handed batsman plays the game in the right way. “I always ask the boys to watch Kane Williamson’s batting.

I enjoy watching him bat, his approach and how technically sound he is. He is a fantastic role-model for any young cricketer.

He plays the game in the right way and has not compromised on his technique despite playing in T20 leagues and it’s quite clear to me that he is someone who pays a lot of attention to and works a lot on the technical side of his batting,” PakPassion.net quoted him as saying.

To a question of whether Twenty20 cricket was spoiling the technique of batsmen, Yousuf, who represented Pakistan 381 times scoring 17,300 runs, said it depends on the individual and what brand of cricket they want to play.

“I give you the example of Babar Azam who is a technically gifted batsman and who has shown that he can score runs in all three formats.—APP

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