Lahore Qalandars (LHQ) received a nail-biter towards Multan Sultans (MS) in PSL 2023 closing. LHQ received the match by a solitary run the place there was cut-throat competitors between the 2 groups. Haris Rauf was taken to the cleaners the place he gave away 49 runs in 4 overs & was wicketless. Haris Rauf was bowling the nineteenth over the place he gave away 22 runs & Multan Sultans (MS) had introduced down the equation to 12 runs within the final over. Zaman Khan bowled a terrific final over & received the match for LHQ towards the run of play.
Multan Sultans (MS) left-handed batter Rilee Rossouw maybe ought to have stayed a bit longer as he was hitting the ball cleanly. Rilee Rossouw was undone by the sheer brilliance of Rashid Khan who bamboozled him & dismissed him on 52 runs in 32 balls the place he struck 7 fours & 2 sixes. Multan Sultans ought to have promoted Khushdil Shah up the order because the left-hand-right-hand mixture frustrate the bowlers.
Shaheen Afridi on selling himself up the order
Shaheen Afridi was seen in a post-match press convention and was requested about batting forward of David Wiese & Rashid Khan
“Clearly we all know Weise and Rashid [Khan] are somebody who can rating rapidly even when there are just a few balls left. However in some video games, I felt if I’m going in earlier than them, it might be higher for the crew,” Afridi stated. “And each time I attempt one thing, I’ve the whole backing of [head coach] Aaqib [Javed] bhai and [COO] Sameen [Rana] bhai.” stated Shaheen Afridi.
“Actually, I had just one pad on. However I ended him [Weise] as a result of since Khushdil [Shah] was bowling, I didn’t need to give away an additional wicket. I assumed if I may join a pair, we may put them underneath stress. And that’s precisely what occurred.” he added.
Shaheen Afridi on Haris Rauf
Shaheen Afridi was additionally requested about Haris Rauf who gave away 22 runs within the nineteenth over & was requested about Haris Rauf’s efficiency.
“Haris is not only Pakistan’s greatest bowler, he’s the world’s greatest bowler. He has at all times received the video games for his crew, be it for Pakistan, Lahore Qalandars, or in some other league and even county cricket. I’ve at all times had blind belief in him, he at all times does properly in such conditions. Going for 22 in a single over doesn’t change that.” stated Shaheen Afridi.
“We have been additionally lagging behind the over charge. However the best way Zaman has improved, and the best way he delivered in that final over, full credit score goes to him as a result of we solely had 4 fielders outdoors the circle.” he said.
“Aaqib bhai and Sameen bhai have performed a giant function. They guided me as a participant, groomed me as vice-captain for 2 years, after which handed me the captaincy. At occasions, there have been larger names within the crew, like [Mohammad] Hafeez bhai, and I shouldn’t have been main the aspect. So once you get it, it’s best to seize it, and if the crew has belief in you, then it’s best to make them the most effective [of your abilities].” he added.