The HBL PSL just named the Team of the Tournament of the Fifth addition of the Pakistan Super League. With only four out of the thirteen members being over seas players and eight players who are Pakistani.
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Shadab Khan to captain the team
Shadab Khan, the vice captain of Pakistan in white ball cricket and captain of Islamabad United franchise has been named as captain of this 13 member team of the tournament.
With his amazing captain’s knock and leading from the front on multiple occasions for his team, fans think he deserves this rightly.
The Babar impact
The biggest name in world cricket right now, Babar Azam. The captain of Pakistan national team across all formats is also part of the elite team without a doubt. He is the top runs scorer this season and is also the highest run getter in a single addition of PSL.
Young and exciting talent have also been included in this team. Haider Ali the exciting new batsman who plays for Peshawar Zalmi and has big power hitting abilities.Muhammad Hasnain from Quetta Gladiatos is also part of the team.
Although the Qalandars didn’t manage to win this years Final. They sure did dominate the team of the tournament with SIX players included in the team of the tournament.
The Lahore Qalandar star bowler and young pacer sensation, Shaheen Shah Afridi is part of the squad. He also took home the award for the best bowler of the tournament becoming the highest wicket taker of this season. Afridi also became the highest wicket taker of the year in T20s in this year.
Alongside Shaheen, Fakhar Zaman and Muhammad Hafeez, and Chris Lynn were also included in the team.
Ben Dunk’s remarkable innings agaisnt Karachi kings where he smashed 12 sixes in an innings and took Lahore Qalandars over the line made sure he’s part of the team of the tournament.
David Wiese has been named in the team for his absolutely thrilling finishing abilities. He took Lahore over the line in a group stage game against Peshawar Zalmi. Requiring 5 from 2, he smashed a giant maximum on the second last delivery. He again helped Qalandars get back into the game against Multan Sultans in the Semi final with his special spell and quick runs in the death overs. He also claimed MOM award in the same game.
Other big names like Alex Hales, Muhammad Amirare also part of the team.