KPL 2021: Kotli Lions are to surmount their quest for the Kashmir Premier League’s inaugural release on 7th August. The crew will face Bagh Stallions in the second match of the newly launched contest at Muzaffarabad Cricket Ground.
Tonight, marking the opening of the KPL 2021, the Mirpur Royals rivaled Rawalakot Hawks after a dazzling opening ceremony to kick off. Top performers from either of the sides will probably be dug out in each game meanwhile, here are our Kotli Lions top players to watch for in KPL 2021.
Kotli Lions top players to watch for in KPL 2021
Asif Ali, Pakistan’s mid-order sensation, truly believes in himself as the recent statements came out lately. He believes he can turn the tables for the team he plays for hence, he will be one of the Lions to watch for in the team’s primary game of the inaugural season.
Featuring himself in 29 T20Is, Asif has gathered 344 runs and has been portraying Islamabad United with notable grasps with the bat.
Kamran Akmal, Pakistan’s celebrated right-handed wicketkeeping batsman with a dynamic approach will surely be one of the Kotli players to watch for in KPL 2021.
In 58 T20Is, Kamran has scored 987 runs and owned the record for most runs in PSL until his cousin Babar Azam surpassed him. Currently, Kamran is the second-highest run-getter in PSL overall having 1820 runs in 68 innings.
Imran Khan has designed his success story himself – from being known as a red-ball specialist bowler and facing hefty criticism for being in limited-overs squads, he has bestowed his worth with dynamic performances by the white ball too…
The national call for him is gradually speculated as a reward for his extremely consistent showcases in the recently coiled-up limited-over tournaments. Starting as a red-ball bowler and turning massively thyself into a pro shorter format’s chap has been something extraordinary to accomplish for him.
Shockingly, he has been a part of the winning teams of all the domestic tournaments tenuring from 2020 to 2021.
Here is the complete squad:
Kotli Lions: Fakhar Zaman, Ahsan Ali (Monty Panesar’s replacement) Kamran Akmal, Asif Ali, Usman Qadir, Imran Khan, Akif Javed, Junaid Ali, Khalid Usman, Irfanullah Shah, Hasan Raza, Yasir Jan, Abdul Rehman, Syed Hashim Ali, Abdullah Syed