Top five bowlers to watch out in 2022 Pakistan Super League
Pakistan Super League (PSL) is always filled with great and gigantic players. Be it pacers or batters, the squad of the teams is filled with watchful, aggressive, talented, and competent players.
In this article, we will be reviewing five bowlers to watch out for in the PSL-7. To be very honest, all of the bowlers will have been ‘watchful’ guys, such as Shaheen Shah Afridi, Haris Rauf, Imran Khan Snr, Hasan Ali, Rashid Khan, Usman Qadir, and so on.Nevertheless, in this article, I will be mentioning a few of the players who have been impressive in the recent past with or making their comeback in the highly-celebrated league of the country.
Rumman will be making his comeback in PSL. He made his PSL debut in 2016 while representing Islamabad United (IU). The left-arm pacer managed to impress cricket experts and fans with his cunning variations, deadly slower ones, and ability to strangle run-flow both with the new and old ball.
However, he picked a spinal injury during PSL in 2019 which didn’t let him make his comeback in cricket. Rumman was also part of the winning Champion Trophy squad in 2017 and made his debut against England in the semi-final when Wahab Riaz was pulled out citing injury.
Raees also served IU as a bowling consultant in PSL-6. Now, in PSL-7 he will be representing Multan Sultan for the first time. He was recently seen representing Sindh in the last National T20 Cup. Thus far, the left-arm pacer has played 32 games in PSL and has taken 34 wickets at an economy of 7.43
The PSL-7 would be a crucial stage for the young pacer. After being selected for the last T20 World Cup he was dropped when the right-arm pacer couldn’t produce a high-voltage show in the last National T20 Cup.
However, just recently, Hasnain has shown his potential and determination when he made his debut for Sydney Thunder in the Big Bash League-11. He represented Thunder in five matches and took seven wickets. His first three wickets came when he bowled his first ever over in the BBL.Hasnain will be representing Quetta Gladiators in PSL-7.The 23-year-old recently was suspected of illegal activity, it’s not yet whether his action is legal or not, but surely he can display his talent in PSL as the result of the suspected action would be out after two or more weeks.
Another young, talented, pacer from Pakistan will surely be a treat to watch in PSL-7. Naseem has been in good form and played an active role in the last edition of the Caribbean Premier League for his respective side. Moreover, during the last National T20 Cup, the right-arm pacer bowled well and many cricket experts predicted that Naseem is surely back with a bang. Let’s see how Quetta’s Naseem Shah will play his role to help his team to clinch another coveted PSL title.
Mohammad Wasim Jnr
Wasim Jnr has made a name for himself in a very short period. Having made his debut for Islamabad United last year, Wasim impressed the cricket fraternity with his deadly yorkers and his hitting abilities.
He made his debut for Pakistan in 2021 against West Indies and showed great performance against Bangladesh in the recent past. PSL-7 would be crucial for him yet again to prove his worth and to show his talent yet again.
If the right-arm pacer makes the grade in the upcoming season of PSL-7 then surely he will be the next big thing for the Pakistan team.
Afghanistan’s Noor Ahmad has managed to grab the eyeballs of many cricket experts during PSL-6. During the UAE leg, the 17-year-old represented Karachi Kings. In his 4 appearances for the aforementioned franchise, he grabbed 4 wickets and earned the man of the match award during the Karachi and Lahore game.
The left-arm wrist-spinner now will be representing Quetta in PSL-7. Let’s see how he makes his name this time among the top-rate players.