PSL 9: Usman Khan seeks inspiration from Mohammad Rizwan

The 28-year-old is playing as an international player for Multan Sultans

March 02, 2024
Usman Khan celebrates after scoring century in PSL 2023. - PCB

KARACHI: Pakistan-born UAE batter Usman Khan has revealed that he tries to seek inspiration from wicketkeeper-batter and Multan Sultans' captain Mohammad Rizwan.

The 28-year-old is playing as an international player after moving to UAE for his cricket career. While talking to reporters in Karachi on Saturday, the right-handed batter talked about different aspects.

"I try to learn from Mohammad Rizwan [bhai], he always boosts the morale of the players," he said.

Usman fell short of scoring second PSL century in the 14th match against Lahore Qalandars as he was dismissed on 96.

"I have no regrets of not scoring a century as the joy of the team's victory is more," he added.

Meanwhile, Usman is eyeing to perform well at his home ground, National Bank Cricket Arena against Karachi Kings in the 19th match of the season on Sunday.

It must be noted that Multan Sultans are at the top of the points table with five wins and 10 points in six games.

They are eyeing to win the title after their first win in 2021. They finished as runners-up in 2022 and 2023, losing both finals to Lahore Qalandars.

Multan Sultans' squad

Mohammad Rizwan (captain), Abbas Afridi, Aftab Ibrahim, Chris Jordan, David Willey, Dawid Malan, Iftikhar Ahmad, Abdul Majid, Johnson Charles, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Ali, Olly Stone, Reeza Hendricks, Shahnawaz Dahani, Tayyab Tahir, Usama Mir and Usman Khan

Emerging: Faisal Akram, Mohammad Shahzad and Yasir Khan

Multan Sultans PSL 9 schedule of remaining matches

3 March v Karachi Kings, National Bank Stadium, Karachi

5 March v Peshawar Zalmi, Pindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi

10 March v Islamabad United, Pindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi

12 March v Quetta Gladiators, National Bank Stadium, Karachi

Atique ur Rehman is a senior reporter for Geo News.