Salman criticized Pakistan’s coaching staff after Azam Khan expressed disappointment over lack of consistent opportunities in the national team. The former captain responded to Azam’s comments about his limited chances with the national team. Azam, who played in the T20I series against New Zealand, only scored 22 runs in three innings. Salman suggested that once Azam was selected, he should have been given the chance to play in all the matches. He also noted that Pakistani coaches may not significantly improve Azam’s skills. Salman believes Azam needs to improve his fitness in order to excel at the international level. Despite his struggles in international cricket, Azam has performed well in franchise-based T20 leagues. Salman emphasized the importance of fitness for playing international cricket and expressed hope for Azam’s improvement in the future.