Sunday Feb 21, 2021
Karachi: Former Pakistan test cricketer Bazid Khan on Saturday termed Lahore Qalandars favorite to win the HBL Pakistan Super League (PSL) title in the ongoing sixth edition.
Talking to Geo Super, the 39-year-old, who is now a leading cricket commentator in PSL, said that Qalandars have all components to become the champion side in the tournament.
“After I checked their [Lahore Qalandars] squad I realized they’ve everyone you need for a winning combination,” he said.
”Looking at this squad you can’t term anyone else favorite to win the title. They have the strongest bowling line up in the tournament; if their batting does well then there will be a smooth sail for Lahore in quest for the title,” Khan added.
The commentator also acknowledged the growth of what is now country’s most popular T20 tournament saying PSL is growing with every passing season and its excitement is increasing.
“Every year, there are more top players coming to the league. Every year we see new festivity during the tournament which shows PSL is growing with every passing year,” he said.
Regarding the importance of the league, Khan said that it provides an important stage for players to get noticed.
“You perform here and get all the limelight. It’s important for not only players who are aiming a comeback but also for others who want to knock on the doors of selection. This tournament is important because your performance here don’t go unnoticed,” the former cricketer added.