PSL 2021: “I want AB de Villiers to play for Lahore Qalandars”


Pakistan i Lahore Qalandars batsman Fakhar Zaman has revealed that he would love to play alongside AB de Villiers in Pakistan Super League (PSL).

PSL 2021, which was suspended at the beginning of the year, should continue on June 9. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday confirmed the schedule for the rest of the T20 league in Abu Dhabi.

In an interview with Cricket Pakistan, Fakhar Zaman discussed Lahore Qalandars ’chances in the rest of the tournament. Asked if there was one player he would like to play with together in the PSL, Fakhar Zaman immediately replied:

“I have been a big fan of AB de Villiers since the beginning. I follow him a lot. He did represent Lahore Qalandars, but did not play many games. So if you ask me for a single player, I want AB de Villiers to play for Lahore Qalandars. “

South African legend De Villiers played seven games for Lahore Qalandars in PSL 2019. He scored 218 runs at a strike speed of 128.99 with the best of 52, and is not ruled out, before being ruled out of the rest of the edition with a back injury.

Despite his international retirement, De Villiers was in great shape in the T20 leagues. He played seven matches for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the IPL 2021 and broke 207 raids at a strike rate of 164.28.

Win or lose, let’s not panic: Fakhar Zaman

Lahore Qalandars struggled in the initial few seasons of the PSL. However, they have been extremely impressive in recent years. They were runners-up in PSL 2020, and this year they did well, winning three of four games.

Asked about the reason for the change in Lahora Qalandars’ happiness, Fakhar Zaman said:

“I think the good thing about Lahore Qalandars’ current lineup is that we don’t chop and change too much. Earlier, if we knew how to lose one game, we knew how to change the combination immediately. But now, even if we win or lose, we don’t panic. ”

Praising skipper Sohail Akhtar, Fakhar Zaman added:

“Secondly, I feel that Sohail Akhtar is a happy captain. Under his leadership, we won matches out of difficult circumstances. The way he leads, never makes you feel like he’s a captain. He acts like a normal friend. So without panic and Akhtar coming in as captain, these two things played a major role in our wealth change and we are now winning regularly. “

In PSL 2021, Fakhar Zaman scored 189 runs in four games for Lahore Qalandars at a strike rate of 143.18 and an average of 63.

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