Shoaib Akhtar says 'My heart goes out to Dahani'
"It is heartening to see crickets hailing from all over Pakistan playing in the league."
KARACHI (Online) - Former Pakistani cricketer turned analyst Shoaib Akhtar has lavished praise on young sensation Shahnawaz Dahani who has topped the Pakistan Super League (PSL) bowlers’ table.
In an interview, the former pacer commended many rising PSL players for their great performances.
He said players get to reach the right platform through PSL which then gives them the space to perform really well.
“It is heartening to see crickets hailing from all over Pakistan playing in the league. It is my wish to have these new players come to the forefront and play,” he said.
He praised players like Daniyal Aziz, Iftikhar Ahmad and Asad Ali, with particular mention of Dahani.
“My heart especially goes out to Shahnawaz Dhanani,” the 45-year-old said adding that he was "very impressed" with the cricket Dahani has played and advised the newcomer to stay fit and keep training.
“Shahnawaz, make sure you do an amazing job for Pakistan,” he said.