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Fielding prime concern for deputy Pak coach Ijaz Ahmed

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Lahore, Mar.26 (ANI): Highlighting the need for improving fielding skills, Pakistan assistant cricket coach Ijaz Ahmed has said he would focus mainly on improving the agility of players during the training camp starting here from March 29.

"Fielding has been our biggest weakness and we will mainly focus on it during the training camp. I have special plans which I will implement during the camp to improve our team's fielding," The News quoted Ahmed, as saying.

Earlier, T20 captain Shahid Afridi also stressed on the need for improving the fielding of the squad, which was considered one of the prime reasons behind Pakistan's disastrous performance on their tour of Australia.

Afridi said that he has great faith Ahmed's capabilities, and is sure that there will be improvements in the fielding and batting of the team.

"Ijaz is really very good when it comes to fielding drills and I'm sure with his help there will be noticeable improvement in that area," he said. (ANI)

Story first published: Friday, March 26, 2010, 14:41 [IST]
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