Pakistan Cricket is witnessing the starting of an era full of light and prosperity because the team has been able to produce some remarkable young boys who in future can turn out to be a great asset for the nation. The domestic structure holds great value in the cricketing world. Pakistan cricket having their own league has been a miracle for getting new talent and most of the names listed are the production of Pakistan Super League.
Fakhar Zaman: The talented left handed boy from Mardan who came and turned the tables around for Pakistan opening. He can score big, he can hit with great force, he can play sensibly, and he can give the opening stand a dream start. He is the raw talent which if polished wisely can turn out to be the next big thing in the cricketing world. He has only played four ODIs and that too against the best sides but with determination, his stats are speaking louder than words. He has played four ODI matches and scored 252 runs with the average of 63 and the strike rate of 113. He has played four T20 matches and scored 73 runs with the average of 24.33 and the strike rate of 121.67.
Hassan Ali: A right-arm-fast-medium bowler from Mandi Bahauddin who came, saw and conquered. He has become a successful international cricketer in such less time and has left everybody staring with astonishment. He has the ability to shutter the batting of the opponent team. The celebration style of his has been copied by many of his fans. He has been featured in twenty one ODI matches taking 42 wickets while giving 952 runs at an economy rate of 5.47. He has been able to play seven T20 matches in which he took 10 worthy wickets with an economy rate of 7.89.
Shadab Khan: A young right-arm leg break bowler and right-handed batsman from Mianwali who has proved that age doesn’t matter. He is the full package that the team has ever wanted. He can bowl remarkably, he can bat marvelously and he can field enthusiastically and his confidence is his key point. He has not batted much in the International matches so let’s take a look at his bowling figures. In ODI he has played 7 matches taking 9 wickets while giving 321 runs with an economy rate of 5.53. In T20 he has played four matches taking 10 wickets while giving only 75 runs with an economy rate of 4.74. If he works hard and serves his flaws he can turn out to be the champion for the nation.
Rumman Raees: A left arm fast bowler from Karachi who hasn’t played much cricket with his team but has the ability to create chances of winning for his team by his incredible bowling. He is a bowler which can take big fishes of the challenging team and turn the match into his team’s favor and his celebration is a thing not to forget. He has played one ODI match taking 2 wickets while giving 44 runs at an economy rate of 4.89. He has been able to be a part of two T20 matches in which he took 1 wicket while giving 35 runs at an economy rate of 5.0.
Faheem Ashraf: A bowling all-rounder and right handed batsman from Kasur who has not been able to feature much in International cricket but he has the talent and ability to become a great all-rounder for the Pakistan side. He needs some grooming, hard work and time to be an all-rounder that would be remembered for years. He has played 1 ODI match in which he scored 15 runs at a strike rate of 100. Coming to his bowling figures he has taken 2 wickets while giving 37 runs at an economy rate of 5.84.
Haris Sohail: A middle-order left handed batsmen and left arm bowler from Sialkot whose name is not new to the fans because of his wonderful stats. He is consistent, stable and a trustworthy player. He was not able to play as much cricket as he deserved but if he can perform consistently in the domestic cricket he can earn himself a well-deserved spot in the team. He has played twenty two ODI matches scoring 774 runs with an average of 43 and a strike rate of 82.87. He has also taken 9 wickets while giving 444 runs with an economy rate of 5.84. He has played four T20 matches scoring 45 runs with an average of 15 at a strike rate of 91.84.
Babar Azam: A right handed batsman from Lahore who has consistency in his blood. He is the player who has made his name in the cricketing world in the quickest time. He is a stable, decent batsman who can be trustworthy in difficult situations and can be aggressive in pressure free games. He has some amazing stats. He has played thirty one ODI matches in which he scored 1455 runs with an average of 53.89 and the strike of 88.56. He has been featured in eight T20 matches in whom he was able to score 253 runs with an average of 50.6 at the strike rate of 133.96.
Imad Wasim: A bowling all-rounder and left handed batsman from Islamabad who has talent and ability to prove himself as an aggressive and skillful all-rounder. He can hit huge shots with his aggressive approach and can display some amazing bowling to outplay the other team. He has played 26 ODI matches in which he scored 410 runs with an average of 37.27 at the strike rate of 101.23. He has taken 26 wickets while giving 1167 runs with the economy rate of 4.64. He has been able to play 19 T20 matches representing Pakistan side in which he scored 90 runs with an average of 12.86 and the strike rate of 147.54. He has been able to secure 23 wickets while giving 385 runs with economy rate of 5.83.
There are some names who haven’t been able to play a single match of International cricket but have some awesome talent for example, Usman Khan Shinwari, Usama Mir and Hassan Khan. This is the raw talent which if polished with the modern cricketing sense can take Pakistan cricket up to new levels.