Former Test cricketer Abdul Rehman says that when the South African team visited Pakistan 14 years ago, he got the honor of making his Test debut. It was a matter of pride for me to play against a big team like South Africa. I have fond memories of the trip to South Africa.
Left-arm spinner Abdul Rehman represented Pakistan in 22 Tests, 31 ODIs and 8 T20I matches.
South Africa is currently on a tour of Pakistan. Earlier, the South African team had visited Pakistan in 2007 and Abdul Rehman made his Test debut in this series.
Abdul Rehman said that it is a matter of great happiness that the South African team has visited Pakistan once again because nowadays the situation is not easy and it is not uncommon for a team like South Africa to come.
“I have been performing well for four or five years and my dream was to have a Test debut now. I was looking forward to the opportunity and when I had the opportunity against South Africa, I was overjoyed,” said Abdur Rehman. was not. South Africa was a big team at the time, with players like AB de Villiers, Hashim Amla, Jack Kallis and Mark Boucher, bowling them was a dream come true and then my dream came true.
The former Test cricketer said that the Pakistan team was not small at that time, there were big names in the Pakistan team, big names like Mohammad Yousuf, Inzamam-ul-Haq, Younis Khan, Shoaib Akhtar, Abdul Razzaq and Shahid Afridi were in the team, so I was very I was happy and when I got the chance to bowl for the first time I will never forget that scene.
Abdul Rehman said he could not forget when he took four wickets in both the innings and took the wickets of big batsmen.
Abdul Rehman says that my under-19 debut was also against South Africa, so I have golden memories with the South African team that I will never forget.
Former Test cricketer Abdul Rehman praised captain Babar Azam and said that he spent time on the ground from the beginning, we also gave time to the ground, we saw big players playing, then we got a chance. His vision was also to play for Pakistan. I remember Babar Azam was a ball picker in the series against South Africa 14 years ago and today he is the captain of the Pakistan team and is playing against South Africa. I have played a first class match against Babar Azam, he is a very good batsman.
Abdul Rehman said that the South African team includes well-versed players, some players are likely to make their debut from Pakistan, I also made my debut in the National Stadium, it does not matter who Let them focus on themselves, I believe that whoever gets a chance on their ground succeeds. I have high hopes from Pakistan team in this series, my best wishes are with the team.