South African leg-spin prodigy Imran Tahir says Pakistan Super League is among the top cricket leagues played around the world right now, and the tournament has enough potential to polish new talent from Pakistan to become the world’s best.
The South African spin bowling star Imran Tahir is of the view that PSL has been among the best T20 cricket leagues played around the world and it can be a source of grooming the Pakistani young talent.
The champion leg-spinner in the T20s, Imran Tahir heaped praise for the Pakistan Super League for bringing world-class entertainment for the fans of the game. He had a few words to say about his time with Multan Sultans in the PSL as well.
Imran took the opportunity to praise the impact PSL has created on the Pakistan Cricket.
“The standard of cricket has been very high in PSL and it has the potential to groom Pakistani youngsters who already have the potential to become world-class talents,” he said.
Imran Tahir has also confirmed that he will be available for the entire tournament in the upcoming PSL 5. He is not concerned at all about playing the entire tournament in Pakistan and hopes to put up a great show yet another time if he gets the opportunity to represent his franchise in the PSL 2020.
“I enjoyed my stint with Multan Sultans for a couple of years and also got a great support head coach Tom Moody, Mohammad Wasim Bhai and also had a good rapport with Shoaib Malik and Wasim Akram, which developed my game,” he added.
“I will also be available for the entire PSL season in the upcoming edition. I always said I love to play in Pakistan,” the leg-spinner concluded.
The PSL 2020 is set to start on 20th February, 2020 and the South African spinner has announced availability for the entire season of the tournament. The PSL Draft 2020 is scheduled on 6th December.
Recently, the South African spin bowling prodigy marked the end to his ODI career after playing his last game at Old Trafford in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Playing the last game against Australia, he took just one wicket in the game. Despite ending his career in the 50-over format of the game, Tahir would continue playing the T20 cricket and will be available for the ICC T20 World Cup next year in Australia.