The new entry in the Pakistan senior team, Ahsan Ali is excited to bat alongside Pakistan T20I captain Babar Azam in the upcoming three-match T20 series against Bangladesh starting from January 24 at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.

“Babar Azam is a great batsman and it’s a proud moment to open alongside him. There will be a lot to learn from him because now he is an experienced player and the captain of the national T20 team,” Ahsan said.

The 25-year-old does not want to throw this opportunity and is keen to perform in the debut match and cement his place for a long period of time in the team.

“The aim is not to throw my place in the team, If I get a chance, I will try to play well and make my spot permanent in the Pakistan squad and carry on till the T20 World Cup in Australia,” He added.