a Several Pakistani players are taking part in the T10 League 2017 which kicks off from Thursday (today). Here are some of Pakistani cricketers to watch out for in the inaugural T10 league 2017. Shahid Afridi (Pakhtoons): Icon player for the Pakhtoons, Afridi is one of the most explosive cricketers taking part in the competition....
Several Pakistani players are taking part in the T10 League 2017 which kicks off from Thursday (today).
Here are some of Pakistani cricketers to watch out for in the inaugural T10 league 2017.
Shahid Afridi (Pakhtoons):
Icon player for the Pakhtoons, Afridi is one of the most explosive cricketers taking part in the competition. He has scored 1405 runs in the 20-over format with four half centuries to his name. Moreover, he has represented teams all over the world including Peshawar Zalmi, Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Kent, Deccan Chargers, Melbourne Renegades, Dhaka Gladiators, Ruhuna Royals, Sylhet Super Stars, Rangpur Riders and Dhaka Dynamites.
Sarfraz Ahmed (Bengal Tigers):
The captain of Pakistan T20 is leading Pakistani Twenty20 international team and is also the skipper of Quetta Gladiators in the Pakistan Super League.
Fakhar Zaman (Pakhtoons):
He made his mark in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 and made a final in the tournament’s final against arch-rivals India. He played for Peshawar and is currently representing Balochistan and Durban Qalandars.
Mohammad Amir (Maratha Arabians):
The left-arm pacer has made a great comeback for the team following his three-year ban from international cricket over spot fixing scandal in 2010. His performance in Pakistan’s tour against England, Asia Cup and ICC Champions Trophy final against India are one of the most memorable for Pakistani cricket. He played for Federal Areas, Rawalpindi Rams, Chittagong Vikings, Karachi Kings, Essex and Dhaka Dynamites.
Imad Wasim (Maratha Arabians):
The crafty leg spinner is the vice-captain of the Pakistani Twenty20 International team. He was named Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) T20I Player of the Year for 2017. The spinner has played for many domestic teams which included Islamabad Leopards and is representing teams namely Jamaica Tallawahs and Stellenbosch Kings.
Sohail Tanvir (Kerala Kings):
Sohail Tanvir is one of the most experienced cricketers in Twenty20 cricket. He played for Rajasthan Royals in the inaugural season of Indian Premier League (IPL) and became the highest wicket taker in the season. He also played for Southern Redbacks for the KFC Twenty20 Big Bash and also represented Surrey, Hampshire and Somerset in England. He grabbed 13 wickets and scored 78 runs in the inaugural edition of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).
Shoaib Malik (Punjabi Legends):
The Icon Player for Punjabi Legends was the captain of Pakistani Twenty20 team which was the runner-up in the inaugural edition of the World T20 in 2017. He led Karachi Kings and played for Lahore Qalandars and will lead Multan Sultans in Pakistan Super League and also played for Rajasthan Royals in IPL, South African side Highveld Lions, England’s Hampshire and Somerset and Guyana Amazon Warriors in Caribbean Premier League.
Hasan Ali (Punjabi Legends):
The pacer burst into the scene in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 as he became the highest wicket taker in the tournament with 13 scalps. He plays for Peshawar Zalmi in the Pakistan Super League, Comilla Victorians in Bangladesh Premier League and St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots in the Caribbean Premier League.
Misbah-ul-Haq (Punjabi Legends):
The veteran cricketer nearly won Pakistan the first World Twenty20 back in 2007 but was in the squad when it won its maiden title in 2009. He also led Islamabad to victory in the inaugural edition of the Pakistan Super League and also led Chittagong Vikings in the 2017 edition of Bangladesh Premier League. Moreover, he has played for Faisalabad Wolves, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Rangpur Riders, St. Lucia Zouks and Marylebourne Cricket Club.
Abdul Razzaq (Punjabi Legends):
Considered as one of the best all-rounders of Pakistan, Razzaq has played county cricket for clubs all around the world including Middlesex, Surrey, Hampshire, Sialkot Stallions, Leicestershire, Melbourne Renegades, Wayamba United and Lahore Qalandars.