He had vaulted into the elite list for the first time following his hundred on the final day of Rawalpindi Test.
"If we don’t play our tests at home then we will be disadvantaged. We can’t deprive our players of cricket at home grounds.”
"It's a great occasion for happiness for all of us that we won the series"
Pakistan earlier declared their second innings at lunch on 555 for three after Azhar returned to form with 118 and Babar Azam struck 100 not out
Day three witnessed a stark contrast from what transpired on the day one where Pakistan were bundled out for 191.
The two opening batters struck incredible tons following which skipper Azhar Ali extended Pakistan's dominance with a fine half-century
The match hangs more or less in balance with both teams vying for a series win on a pitch that has thus far looked to considerably assist bowlers.
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