Peshawar Zalmi is the hot favorite team of Pakistan Super League. They are passionate, zealous and energetic. They include many players with huge fan base. Moreover, these players are capable of living upto the expectations of their fans by performing well. Here is a thorough analysis of Peshawar Zalmi team.
Impressive Batting Line-up
Tamim Iqbal will open the innings for Peshawar Zalmi team. He was the leading run scorer for the side. He has the ability to get bowlers under pressure through his batting approach. Alex Hales is the new inclusion in Peshawar Zalmi team. He bats aggressively hence capable of destroying opposite bowling attack. Then there is Kamran Akmal and Professor Muhammad Hafeez, who carry a lot of T20 experience. All eyes will be on English T20 captain Eoin Morgan. He is one of the biggest players to join the PSL 2017. His innovative and unorthodox batting style will test the bowlers. Furthermore, big-hitters like Shahid Afridi and Darren Sammy can single handedly turn the match around through their power hitting.
Shahid Afridi has proved himself several times through his brilliant bowling and power hitting that he is matchless. He is the key player for Peshawar Zalmi team. Much as, Darren Sammy. He will lead the side in PSL 2017. Shakib al Hassan is another addition in the team. He is a quality spinner and he can also score some very good runs for his side. Iftikhar Ahmed is another youngster who is desperate to prove himself by his all-round performance. Pacer Chris Jordan can also bat in the lower order giving his side an additional edge.
Skilled Bowling Attack
Lightening pacers Wahab Riaz, Junaid Khan and Chris Jordan will lead the bowling attack for Peshawar Zalmi team. Youngsters like Hassan Ali and Imran Khan Jr. will get the opportunity to influence the opposition. Spinner Muhammad Asghar impressed everyone in PSL 2016 through his brave bowling. He is ready to catch eye of the national selectors. Moreover, role of all-rounders will be crucial in bowling line up for Peshawar Zalmi.
Players to watch-out:
One of the excellent inclusion in the team is Muhammad Shehzad of Afghanistan. He keeps wicket behind the stumps. But his is well known for his powerful hitting. He dominates the associate level cricket. Hence he can be fatal for the opposition. Other players to look for are Haris Sohail and Sohaib Maqsood. Both of them are extremely talented and hungry to make their way back to the Pakistan Cricket Team.
Favorites Peshawar Zalmi have match winning players. Therefore, this brightens up their chances to emerge as victorious in PSL 2017.